Return to Contents  Chapter 17: Aldehydes and Ketones. Nucleophilic Additionto C=O  Ch 17 contents

Reduction to Hydrocarbons
(review of Chapter 12)

reduction of carbonyl group to methylene
Clemmensen Reduction (acidic conditions) Wolff-Kishner Reduction (basic conditions) Overview
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