Which option represents the product of reaction between #"butyl magnesium chloride"# and water? #"A. BuMgCl + water"rarr"BuOH"# #"B. BuMgCl + water"rarr"BuOBu"# #"C. BuMgCl + water"rarrH_3C-CH_2CH_2CH_3 + MgOHCl# #"D. BuMgCl+water"rarr"butanol"#
Grignard reagents feature a highly nucleophilic carbon centre, almost a carbanion,
This will react with almost any electrophile, including the proton of water.
If you wanted to label an alkane with deuterium, this would be a good way to go about it, by using deuterium oxide,
So here you have the