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    Reaction Using NaBH4

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    What is the product of the reaction attached? Please indicate electron transfer and stereochemistry. What kind of compound is the initial reactant the final product?

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    The initial product has three grops, one ester [C(=O, -OCH3, -CH)],
    one ketone [C(=O, -CH2, -CH2)] and one aldehyde [C(=O, -CH2, -H)]. The reagent NaBH4 is used to reduce aldehydes and ketones. So using it we will ...

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