Transition-metal- and organic-solvent-free: a highly efficient anaerobic process for selective oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones in water
Pranjal Gogoi and Dilip Konwar*
*Organic Chemistry Division, Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat, 785006, Assam, India, Email: dkonwaryahoo.co.uk
P. Gogoi, D. Konwar, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2005, 3, 3473-3475.
A new, green, mild and inexpensive system, I2-KI-K2CO3-H2O, selectively oxidized alcohols to aldehydes and ketones under anaerobic condition in water at 90 °C with excellent yields.
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