RAPID REDUCTION OF NITRILES TO PRIMARY AMINES WITH NICKEL BORIDE AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE[1]

@inproceedings{Khurana2002RAPIDRO,
  title={RAPID REDUCTION OF NITRILES TO PRIMARY AMINES WITH NICKEL BORIDE AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE[1]},
  author={J. M. Khurana and Gagan Kukreja},
  year={2002}
}
Reduction of a variety of nitriles to their corresponding primary amines can be achieved with nickel boride generated in situ in dry ethanol at ambient temperature. The reductions are very rapid and chemoselective.