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Further learning units

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

Catalytic Cleavage of Benzyl EthersLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

This learning unit describes the catalytic cleavage of benzyl ethers. This reaction is used in the synthesis of natural products.

Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley ReductionLevel 220 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistryReduction Reactions

This learning unit gives an introduction to the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reduction, which can be used to reduce aldehydes and ketones to the corresponding alcohols.

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.