Depto. Química Orgánica

PREPARATION OF ALKENES BY ALKYNE REDUCTION

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15/07/2017
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Alkynes are located in the redox scale at a higher oxidation state than alkenes. Therefore, alkenes can be obtained by reduction of alkynes. The reduction can be performed by different methods with different stereochemical outcome:
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The mechanism of these reactions will be detailed in the alkyne's chapter.
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