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RuO4-Catalyzed Ketohydroxylation of Olefins

Bernd Plietker*

*Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 55, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany, Email:

B. Plietker, J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 7123-7125.

DOI: 10.1021/jo034864p


A new mild RuO4-catalyzed ketohydroxylation of olefins is reported. α-Hydroxy ketones were obtained with high regioselectivity and in good to excellent yields.

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Key Words

Hydroxyketones, Oxone, Ruthenium

ID: J42-Y2003-750