Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 8 - Reactions of Alkenes - Problems: Problem 8-8 b

Answer

Look at the part (b) in the picture. After treating the orgomercurial 1-methylcyclohexanol with $NaBH_4$, 1-methylcyclohexanol forms.
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Work Step by Step

Demercuration with $NaBH_4$ replaces the mercuric fragment with hydrogen to give the alcohol. Look at the part (b) in the picture. After treating the orgomercurial 1-methylcyclohexanol with $NaBH_4$, 1-methylcyclohexanol forms.
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