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Reduction of Amides to Amines

ChemieOrganische ChemieReduktionsreaktionen

This learning unit describes the reduction of amides to amines. The mechanism and applications of this reaction are introduced.


  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges
  • Dr. Torsten Winkler


  • Dr. Guenter Grethe

Learning objective

  • Mechanism of the reduction of amides
  • Applications in the laboratory and various reducing agents

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

reduction, amine, acyl chloride, Amide