Synlett 2000; 2000(6): 0880-0882
DOI: 10.1055/s-2000-6730
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Facile Synthesis of 2-Nitroalkanols Mediated with LiAlH4 as Catalyst

So Won Youn* , Yong Hae Kim
  • *Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1, Kusong Dong, Yusong Gu, Taejon, 305-701, Korea; Fax +82-42-869-5818; E-mail:
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31 December 2000 (online)

A variety of aldehydes reacted with nitroalkanes in the presence of catalytic amount of LiAlH4 to give 2-nitroalkanols at 0 °C in excellent yields (82 ∼ 98%).