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Give the preparation of Alcohols from Carbonyl Compounds

Give the preparation of Alcohols from Carbonyl Compounds

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(a)By reduction of aldehydes and ketones

Aldehydes yield primary alcohols whereas ketones give secondary  alcohols, when subjected to reduction.

b. By reduction of carboxylic acids and ester

Reduction of aldehyde, ketones and esters with No Alcohol is called Bouveault-blanc reduction.

answered Jul 18 by pady_1
edited Jul 18 by meena.p
 
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