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Reduction of Carboxylic Acids

reduction of carboxylic acids using LiAlH4
Reaction usually in Et2O or THF followed by H3O+work-ups
Reaction type:  Nucleophilic Acyl Substiution then NucleophilicAddition

Summary

Related Reactions
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