Chemoselective reduction of aldehydes over ketones with sodium tris(hexafluoroisopropoxy)borohydride

Yasutaka Kuroiwa, Shuichi Matsumura, Kazunobu Toshima

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Chemoselective reduction of aldehydes in the presence of ketones was achieved using sodium tris(hexafluoroisopropoxy)borohydride which can be stored as a THF solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2523-2525
Number of pages3
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Oct 1


  • Aldehyde
  • Hexafluoroisopropanol
  • Ketone
  • Reduction
  • Sodium borohydride

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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