Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols with Urea-Hydrogen Peroxide and Catalytic Magnesium Bromide
Hee Joong Park, Jong Chan Lee*
*Department of Chemistry, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 156-756, Korea, Email: jcleecau.ac.kr
H. J. Park, J. C. Lee, Synlett, 2009, 79-80.
Urea-hydrogen peroxide in the presence of a catalytic amount of magnesium bromide efficiently oxidizes primary and secondary benzylic alcohols into the corresponding aromatic aldehydes and ketones.
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alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, hydrogen peroxide, urea, UHP, ionic liquids, magnesium