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Hydroxy Nitriles

Reduction of HydroxyNitrile

Hydrolysis of HydroxyNitrile
to form HydroxyCarboxylic acids

As the Cat. is present at the end of the reaction, it reacts with NH3

Stereo Isomers-
Same molecular formula but different 3D arrangement in space

If we make Lactic Acid in the lab, synthetic lactic acid, we…

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In 1925 Thalidamide was developed to treat morning sickness
In 1960 it was banned as 10,000 babies were born deformed

o 1 version stopped morning sickness
o 1 version causes deformities in babies

Why synthesis is more dangerous in the lab

When a chemical is synthesised in the lab…


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