Oxymercuration-Demercuration Alkene Reaction Mechanism

Oxymercuration-Demercuration, also referred to as oxymercuration-reduction is slightly more confusing than that average alkene reaction. I think it’s a combination of the extra steps, involvement of mercury, and the mysterious reduction by sodium borohydride. But don’t let this confuse you. The video below takes you through the entire reaction mechanism with step by step explanations […]