Problem: Determine the structure of the alditol formed when b-D-xylofuranose is treated with NaBH4 and then water. Explain how NaBH4 can reduce the hemiacetal group of the furanose.
Join thousands of students and gain free access to 63 hours of Organic videos that follow the topics your textbook covers.
Have an account? Log in here.
If you forgot your password, you can reset it.