12.3 Synthesis of Alcohols

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SUMMARY OF ALCOHOL SYNTHESIS
SN2
SN1
Acid-Catalyzed Hydration
Oxymercuration-Demercuration
Hydroboration-Oxidation
Anti-Dihydroxylation
Syn-Dihydroxylation
Reduction of Ketones
Reduction of Aldehydes
Grignard Addition to Ketones and Aldehydes

Reduction Reactions

Catalytic Hydrogenation, Sodium Borohydride (NaBH4, and Lithium Aluminum Hydride (LiAlH4 or LAH)

reduction of ketones alcohol synthesis
reduction of aldehydes alcohol synthesis
reduction organic chemistry
Oxidation Reduction
1. Gain 2 bonds to electronegative atoms
2. Lose 2 bonds to hydrogens
3. Gain 1 bond to electronegative atom & lose 1 bond to hydrogen
1. Gain 2 bonds to hydrogens
2. Lose 2 bonds to electronegative atoms
3. Gain 1 bond to hydrogen & lose 1 bond to electronegative atom