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Bismuth Tribromide Catalyzed Oxidation of Alcohols with Aqueous Hydrogen Peroxide

Mi-kyung Han, Sohwa Kim, Sung Tae Kim, Jong Chan Lee*

*Department of Chemistry, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 156-756, Republic of Korea, Email:

M.-k. Han, S. Kim, S. T. Kim, J. C. Lee, Synlett, 2015, 26, 2434-2436.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1560467

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An efficient bismuth tribromide catalyzed oxidation of various alcohols with aqueous hydrogen peroxide provides carbonyl compounds in good yields.

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Key Words

alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, catalysis, green chemistry, oxidation, hydrogen peroxide

ID: J60-Y2015