B-alkyl-9-borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes as mild, chemoselective reducing agents for aldehydes

M. Mark Midland, Alfonso Tramontano

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B-Siamyl-9-BBN will reduce a variety of functionalized aldehydes to the corresponding alcohols even in the presence of unhindered ketones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1470-1471
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1978


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