Reductions with Raney alloy in alkaline solution

B. Staskun*, T. Van Es

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Improved yields of primary amines have been obtained by the reduction of nitriles and oximes with Raney alloy. Oximes can also be reduced with Raney nickel and sodium hypophosphite. Treatment of ketoximes with Raney nickel yields the ketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-532
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society C: Organic
Publication statusPublished - 1966


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