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Further learning units

Have you completed the learning unit Reduction of Amides to Amines and are looking for further material? We recommend the following learning units:

Cannizzaro ReactionLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

This learning unit introduces the disproportionation of aldehydes known as the Cannizzaro reaction. The crossed Cannizzaro reaction and the industrial applications of this reaction are also explained.

Reduction of Nitriles to AminesLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

This learning unit introduces methods to reduce nitriles to amines using lithium aluminium hydride or diisobutyl aluminium hydride. The differences of the two mechanisms are pointed out, as well as the applications of this reaction in industry.

Reduction of Amides to AminesLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

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

Reduction of Nitro Groups to Nitroso GroupsLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

This learning unit gives a short insight into the reduction of nitro groups to nitroso groups.

Reduction of Nitro Compounds to AminesLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

This learning unit introduces the reduction of nitro compounds to amines. The mechanism, applications and industrial relevance of this reaction are explained.