Rohan kumar Meher Asked a Question
June 4, 2020 9:31 ampts 30 pts
DIBAL-H is a electrophilic reducing agent or nucleophilic reducing agent?
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya Best Answer
    please accept the ans it you are fully satisfied
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    reference source
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    this is wrong.. check above pdfs provide by me and mechanism so you can understand well
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    Rohan kumar Meher
    i also confuse with this. i know DIBAL-H is a electrophilic reducing agent. But mention here its opposite.
  • Rohan kumar Meher
    but here mention DIBAL-H is a nucleophilic reducing agent
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    hope this will help you 🙏
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    check it also
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    the first step in the reaction is coordination of a lone pair from the carbonyl oxygen (a nucleophile) to the aluminum (electrophile)
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    DIBAL is a strong, bulky electrophilic reducing agent. It’s most useful for the reduction of esters to aldehydes. Unlike lithium aluminum hydride, it will not reduce the aldehyde ...
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