Using Curved arrows to symbolize the flow of electrons, write the mechanism for the steps involved in the conversion of 9-fluorenone to 9-fluorenol with sodium borohydride followed by aqueous acid.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 2:42 am ad1c9bdddf
Here is a summary of the mechanism for converting 9-fluorenone to 9-fluorenol using the reducing agent sodium borohydride followed by aqueous acid work up. It is difficult to draw out the exact structures, so I am going to simplify things be showing the mechanism with reference to the carbonyl carbon of 9-fluorenone.
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A detailed explanation of the mechanistic steps for converting 9-fluorenone to 9-fluorenol. Explanation includes structures of reaction intermediates.