Hydroboration-Oxidation

This is the last of three ways to add alcohol to a double bond. This reaction creates alcohols that are much different from the first two methods, so pay attention to the differences!

General Reaction:

Concept: A worked-example of the acid-catalyzed hydroboration-oxidation mechanism.     

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1. Electrophilic Addition

2. Oxidation

Problem: Indentify the mechanism of reaction and predict the product.

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Problem: Predict the product of the following reaction.

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