Facile reduction of carboxylic acids, esters, acid chlorides, amides and nitriles to alcohols or amines using NaBH4/BF3· Et2O

Su Dong Cho, Yong Dae Park, Jeum Jong Kim, J R Falck, Yong Jin Yoon

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31 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)407-409
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the Korean Chemical Society
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 20 2004


  • Acid chloride
  • Amide
  • Ester
  • NaBH-BF·EtO
  • Nitrile
  • Reduction of carboxylic acid

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  • Chemistry(all)

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