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Iron/ABNO-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols to Aldehydes and Ketones under Ambient Atmosphere

Lianyue Wang*, SenSen Shang, Guosong Li, Lanhui Ren, Ying Lv and Shuang Gao*

*Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian 116023, China, Email:,

L. Wang, S. Shang, G. Li, L. Ren, Y. Lv, S. Gao, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 2189-2193.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00009


The combination of Fe(NO3)39H2O and 9-azabicyclo[3.3.1]nonan-N-oxyl enables an efficient aerobic oxidation of a broad range of primary and secondary alcohols to the corresponding aldehydes and ketones at room temperature with ambient air as the oxidant.

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Key Words

aldehydes, ketones, ABNO, oxygen

ID: J42-Y2016