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I know that Raney nickel can deprotect thioacetals. Can it deprotect acetals as well?

I found this image which shows that it deprotects and removes many protecting groups. But there was no reference to deprotection of acetals.

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    $\begingroup$ In my experience it does not, $\endgroup$ – Waylander Apr 26 at 6:34
  • $\begingroup$ Raney Ni cleaves C-S bonds. $\endgroup$ – orthocresol Apr 26 at 7:42

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