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Appel Reaction - Named Organic Reaction

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Appel Reaction
This is the general form of the Appel reaction.

This is the general form of the Appel reaction.

Todd Helmenstine
The Appel reaction converts an alcohol to an alkyl halide using triphenylphosphine (PPh3) and either tetrachloromethane (CCl4) or tetrabromomethane (CBr4).

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