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Alkyne to Alkane

Common Conditions:

H2 + Pd/C

The reduction of alkynes to alkanes is typically carried out by catalytic hydrogenation (H2) with palladium supported on carbon (Pd/C) in a suitable solvent (ex. MeOH or EtOH).[1]

Reaction Map:

The reaction map is intended to provide insight into possible reactions one step before and after the title reaction. It also serves as an alternative way to navigate the website, and as a means of coming up with retrosynthetic ideas. Click on the reaction arrow to visit the page.


1) Caron, S.; Practical Synthetic Organic Chemistry