A Student Researched Analysis where the purpose was to reduce camphor into isobornel with sodium borohydride.
Lab report regarding the reduction of camphor experiment. by kchen_73. ... Scheme 1: Mechanism of sodium borohydride reduction of camphor to borneol and ...
This experiment involves the use of a reducing agent (sodium borohydride) for converting a ketone ... The spectra of borneol, camphor, and isoborneol will be.
Ketones are conveniently reduced to secondary alcohols by metal hydride ... borohydride approaches camphor from the 'underneath' side (endo attack), then ...
Dec 15, 1997 ... In the second part, we will employ sodium borohydride to reduce the ketone obtained in the first step back to an alcohol. In camphor, however ...
Part 1. Borohydride Reduction of a Ketone: Hydrobenzoin from Benzil ... Part 2. Preparation of Camphor by Oxidation of Isoborneol with Household Bleach.
Chemically, a ketone (camphor) may be converted into one of its secondary alcohols (isoborneol) with a reducing agent (sodium borohydride).
In the case of camphor reduction, a C-H bond is formed, as well as an O-H bond, ... Sodium borohydride (0.123 g, 3.25 mmol) was added gradually while stirring ...