An Efficient Method for the α-Acetoxylation of Ketones
Jinmei Sheng, Xiaolong Li, Mingfang Tang, Botao Gao, Guosheng Huang*
*State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, P. R. of China, Email: hgs2368163.com
J. Sheng, Y. Li, M. Tang, B. Gao, G. Huang, Synthesis, 2007, 1165-1168.
α-Acetoxylation of ketones catalyzed by iodobenzene using acetic anhydride and 30% aqueous hydrogen peroxide as the oxidant is an effective and economical method for the preparation of α-acetoxy ketones in good yields.
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C. Chen, X. Feng, G. Zhang, Q. Zhao, G. Huang, Synthesis, 2008, 3205-3208.