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Mild Oxidation of Alcohols with o-Iodoxybenzoic Acid (IBX) in Water/Acetone Mixture in the Presence of β-Cyclodextrin

K. Surendra, N. Srilakshmi Krishnaveni, M. Arjun Reddy, Y. V. D. Nageswar and K. Rama Rao*

*Organic Chemistry Division-I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad-500 007, India, Email: ramaraokiict.res.in

K. Surendra, N. Srilakshmi Krishnaveni, M. Arjun Reddy, Y. V. D. Nageswar, K. Rama Rao, J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 2058-2059.

DOI: 10.1021/jo026751w (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

A mild and efficient oxidation of alcohols with o-iodoxybenzoic acid (IBX) is catalyzed by β-cyclodextrin in a water/acetone mixture (86:14). Various alcohols were oxidized at room temperature in excellent yields.

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Highly Selective Oxidative Cleavage of β-Cyclodextrin-Epoxide/Aziridine Complexes with IBX in Water

K. Surendra, N. S. Krishnaveni, M. A. Reddy, Y. V. D. Nageswar, K. R. Rao, J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 9119-9121.


Key Words

IBX, oxidation, hypervalent iodine reagents, ketones, aldehydes, hydroxyketones


ID: J42-Y2003-180