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Hari krishna Mopuri Asked a Question
June 2, 2021 8:00 ampts 30 pts
11. What could be the product for the following reaction? Zn(Hg) HCI, heating Major product OH
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  • Ramdas yamgarne
    Zn Hg HCl used for convert carbonyl group to CH2 by Clemmensens reduction only when no acid sensitive group like -OH,-NH2,-OCH3
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  • Ramdas yamgarne
    Above reaction is wrong
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    here reduction of carbonyl compounds to hydrocarbon rakes place. here acid catalised side reaction also possible so SN2 mechanism takes place on alcohol group
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