Sodium Borohydride Carbonyl Reduction Reaction and Mechanism

Sodium Borohydride NaBH4 is a common reducing reagent used with carbonyl compounds. NaBH4 is a weak reducing agent and will only reduce ketones and aldehyes. Watch for the explanation below including reaction, mechanism, and practice problems. (Watch on YouTube: NaBH4¬†Reduction. Click cc on the bottom right for video transcript) <–Watch Previous Video:¬†Alcohol Oxidation Mechanism H2CrO4 […]