Reformatsky Reaction – Full Reaction Mechanism Explained

Reformatsky Reaction Reformatsky reaction is a formation of ß-hydroxy ester when treating ɑ-halo ester with zinc metal in presence of an inert solvent, Reaction Mechanism of Reformatsky Reaction In the first step, Zinc metal (0) is reacted with ɑ-halo ester and forms an organo-zinc complex which is simply known as Reformatsky enolate. It is very … Read more