Convert benzaldehyde to 3-phenyl propanol

Asked by  | 27th Feb, 2009, 11:43: PM

Expert Answer:


                           KMnO4                                       NaOH+CaO                Cl2

C6H5CHO                   C6H5COOH       C6H6          C6H5Cl     

wurtz reaction                                      Cl2                                                  KOH

       C6H5CH2CH2CH       C6H5CH2CH2CH2Cl      C6H5CH2CH2CH2OH

Answered by  | 6th Mar, 2009, 03:39: PM

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