Reduction of methylcyclohexanones with diisobutylaluminum hydride

  • L. I. Zakharkin
  • I. M. Khorlina
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The stereochemistry of the reduction of the 2-,3- and 4-methylcyclohexanones by diisobutylaluminum hydride was studied and it was found that in the case of 2-methylcyclohexanone the steric factor exerts an influence on the reduction course.


Hydride Steric Factor Diisobutylaluminum Methylcyclohexanones Diisobutylaluminum Hydride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Zakharkin
    • 1
  • I. M. Khorlina
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Heteroorganic CompoundsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRUSSR

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