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Lipids

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 149–151 | Cite as

The reduction of alkyl sulfate to alkane with lithium aluminum hydride

  • Thomas H. Haines
Short Communications

Abstract

A general reaction is described for the reduction of alkyl sulfate esters to alkanes by use of lithium aluminum hydride. The method has been applied to sodium dodecyl sulfate and sodium hexadecyl sulfate.

Keywords

Dodecane Phosphine Oxide Dodecanol Preparative Thin Layer Chromatography Alkyl Sulfate 
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© American Oil Chemists’ Society 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas H. Haines
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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry The City CollegeUniversity of New YorkNew York

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