What is the product of the reaction attached? Please indicate electron transferand stereochemistry. What kind of compound is the initial reactant the final product?
The initial product has three grops, one ester [C(=O, -OCH3, -CH)],
one ketone [C(=O, -CH2, -CH2)] and one aldehyde [C(=O, -CH2, -H)]. The reagent NaBH4 is used to reduce aldehydes and ketones. So using it we will …
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