A Broadly Applicable Mild Method for the Synthesis of gem-Diperoxides from Corresponding Ketones or 1,3-Dioxolanes
Yun Li, Hong-Dong Hao, Qi Zhang and Yikang Wu*
*State Key Laboratory of Bioorganic and Natural Products Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 345 Lingling Road, Shanghai 200032, China, Email: yikangwumail.sioc.ac.cn
Y. Li, H.-D. Hao, Q. Zhang, Y. Wu, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 1615-1618.
DOI: 10.1021/ol900262t (free Supporting Information)
Ketones or ketals were readily converted into the corresponding gem-dihydroperoxides in high yields by treatment with ethereal H2O2 at ambient temperature in the presence of phosphomolybdic acid (PMA) as catalyst.
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Y. Li, H.-D. Hao, Y. Wu, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 2691-2694.