Nivedha Asked a Question
January 8, 2021 3:35 pmpts 30 pts
Despite being Nucleophilic (H-) how can LiAlH4 reduce an alkyne(Nucleophilic) to give an alkene?
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  • Amol
    Lithium aluminium hydride does not reduce simple alkenes or arenes. Alkynes are reduced only if an alcohol group is nearby
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    LiAlH4 doesn't reduced Alkyne to Alkene or vice versa. But some cases are given below where reduction is possible
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  • Priyanshu kumar thankyou
    See this
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    Priyanshu kumar
    Generally double and triple bond remains unaffected with lialh4....Sometym with certains condition reduction is possible
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