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Acidic & basic media

why required acidic medium to sodium cyanoborohydride & basic medium to sodium borohydride in reduction reaction
Question asked by: dsgovare

Asked on: 25 Feb 2011

An acid is something that will donate protons, or H+, whilst an alkali will receive them and has hydroxide or OH- so the two combine to produce water which is neutral of course.
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Replied at: 06 Mar 2011
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