Hydroboration-Oxidation

Hydroboration-Oxidation Definition:

A two step process that achieves an anti-Markovnikov addition of a proton and a hydroxyl group (OH) across an alkene.

Hydroboration-Oxidation Explained:

Organic reaction with a two step process, where alkene is converted into a neutral alcohol by the addition of water through double bonds. The Hydrogen and hydroxyl group are also added, making a syn addition leading to cis stereochemistry.