Facile and Selective Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols to Their Corresponding Carbonyl Compounds with Sodium Nitrate in the Presence of Brønsted Acidic Ionic Liquids
Abdol R. Hajipour*, F. Rafiee, A. E. Ruoho
*Pharmaceutical Research Laboratory, College of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156, Iran, Email: hajicc.iut.ac.ir
A. R. Hajipour, F. Rafiee, A. E. Ruoho, Synlett, 2007, 1118-1119.
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A chemoselective and efficient procedure allows the conversion of benzylic and allylic alcohols into the corresponding carbonyl compounds with sodium nitrate as oxidant in the presence of 3-methylimidazolinium hydrogensulfate.
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