8.3a Hydration Acid Catalyzed Hydration

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ACID-CATALYZED HYDRATION
Less Substituted
More Substituted
Two Groups Added
H
OH
Reagents Added 1. Hg(OAc)2, H2O
2. NaBH4
Regioselectivity Markovnikov
Stereospecificity None
Other Characteristics Intermediate is a 3-membered ring (mercurinium ion).
Acid Catalyzed Hydation Alkene