Organic Chemistry Portal

Abstracts

Search:

Catalytic Oxidative Cleavage of 1,3-Diketones to Carboxylic Acids by Aerobic Photooxidation with Iodine

Norihiro Tada, Motoki Shomura, Lei Cui, Tomoya Nobuta, Tsuyoshi Miura, Akichika Itoh*

*Gifu Pharmaceutical University, 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan, Email: itohagifu-pu.ac.jp

N. Tada, M. Shomura, L. Cui, T. Nobuta, T. Miura, A. Itoh, Synlett, 2011, 2896-2900.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1289891 (free Supporting Information)


see article for more reactions

Abstract

A catalytic oxidative cleavage of 1,3-diketones enables the synthesis of the corresponding carboxylic acids by aerobic photooxidation with iodine under irradiation with a high-pressure mercury lamp.

see article for more examples



Aerobic Photooxidative Cleavage of Vicinal Diols to Carboxylic Acids Using 2-Chloroanthraquinone

Y. Matsusaki, T. Yamaguchi, N. Tada, T. Miura, A. Itoh, Synlett, 2012, 23, 2059-2062.


Key Words

photooxidation, aerobic, iodine, 1,3-diketones, carboxylic acids


ID: J60-Y2011-3550