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Write the reactions involved in the following reactions: Clemmensen reduction

Solution

Clemmensen reduction: The carbonyl group of aldehydes and ketones is reduced to CH2 group on treatment with zinc-amalgam and concentrated hydrochloric acid is know as Clemmensen reduction.

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Solution Write the Reactions Involved in the Following Reactions: Clemmensen Reduction Concept: Aldehydes and Ketones - Chemical Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones - Other Reactions.
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