Wolff-Kishner reduction

Definition: The reduction of an aldehyde or ketone to the corresponding methylene compound, using hydrazine hydrate and a base.

ID: RXNO:0000226

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Articles referencing this term

Organosilicon-mediated total synthesis of the triquinane sesquiterpenes (±)-β-isocomene and (±)-isocomene
Arndt W. Schmidt, Thomas Olpp, Elke Baum, Tina Stiffel and Hans-Joachim Knölker, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010 , 8 , 4562
DOI: 10.1039/c0ob00051e