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Facile Aerobic Photooxidation of Alcohols Using 2-Chloroanthraquinone under Visible Light Irradiation

Yoshiko Shimada, Kasumi Hattori, Norihiro Tada, Tsuyoshi Miura, Akichika Itoh*

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

Y. Shimada, K. Hattori, N. Tada, T. Miura, A. Itoh, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2684-2688.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1338420 (free Supporting Information)


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Abstract

A facile and mild photooxidation of alcohols gives carboxylic acids and ketones using easily handled 2-chloroanthraquinone as an organocatalyst under visible light irradiation in an air atmosphere.

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Key Words

alcohols, carboxylic acids, 2-chloroanthraquinone, oxygen, photooxidation, visible light, organocatalysis, green chemistry


ID: J66-Y2013