Catalytic Oxidative Cleavage of 1,3-Diketones to Carboxylic Acids by Aerobic Photooxidation with Iodine
Norihiro Tada, Motoki Shomura, Lei Cui, Tomoya Nobuta, Tsuyoshi Miura, Akichika Itoh*
*Gifu Pharmaceutical University, 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan, Email: itohagifu-pu.ac.jp
N. Tada, M. Shomura, L. Cui, T. Nobuta, T. Miura, A. Itoh, Synlett, 2011, 2896-2900.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1289891 (free Supporting Information)
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A catalytic oxidative cleavage of 1,3-diketones enables the synthesis of the corresponding carboxylic acids by aerobic photooxidation with iodine under irradiation with a high-pressure mercury lamp.
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