Efficient Aerobic Oxidation of Acetals to Esters Catalyzed by N-Hydroxy phthalimide (NHPI) and Co(II) under Mild Conditions
Babak Karimi*, Jamshid Rajabi
*Department of Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), P. O. Box 45195-159, Gava Zang, Zanjan, Iran, Email: karimiiasbs.ac.ir
B. Karimi, J. Rajabi, Synthesis, 2003, 2373-2377.
An efficient oxidation of various acetals, including open-chain acetals, 1,3-dioxanes and 1,3-dioxalanes, with molecular oxygen in the presence of catalytic amounts of N-hydroxyphthalimide (NHPI) and Co(OAc)2 as co-catalyst gave esters.
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