Nef Reaction

Nef Reaction

Nef Reaction

Nef reaction was first reported by Nef in 1894
Nef reaction involves acid hydrolysis of a salt of primary or secondary nitro alkanes to carbonyl compounds.
Nef Reaction

Mechanism of Nef Reaction

The possible mechanism is given below-
Mechanism of Nef Reaction

Applications of the Nef Reaction

Applications of Nef Reaction