reducing agents

Reagent Friday: LiAlH[Ot-Bu]3

Reagent Friday: LiAlH[Ot-Bu]3

November 11, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  Today’s reagent is probably a bit on the o…

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Reagent Friday: Sodium (Na)

Reagent Friday: Sodium (Na)

October 7, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  Today’s topic, sodium metal is a pretty no…

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Reagent Friday: Di-isobutyl Aluminum Hydride (DIBAL)

Reagent Friday: Di-isobutyl Aluminum Hydride (DIBAL)

August 26, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2. Version 1.2 just got released, with a host of corrections and a new page index.  DIB…

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Summary Sheet #8: The Oxidation Ladder

Summary Sheet #8: The Oxidation Ladder

August 15, 2011

Following up on this post, here’s an attempt at trying to put many of the reactions in organic chemistry in perspective, from the standpoint of oxidation state. Note that there’s a lot of gaps – very…

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Reagent Friday: Sodium Borohydride (NaBH4)

Reagent Friday: Sodium Borohydride (NaBH4)

August 12, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2. Version 1.2 just got released, with a host of corrections and a new page index.  Hav…

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