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Convenient Oxidation of Oximes to Nitro Compounds with Sodium Perborate in Glacial Acetic Acid

George A. Olah*, Pichika Ramaiah, Chang-Soo Lee, G. K. Surya Prakash

*Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute and Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089-1661, USA, Email:

G. A. Olah, P. Ramaiah, C.-S. Lee, G. K. Surya Prakash, Synlett, 1992, 337-339.

DOI: 10.1055/s-1992-22006


A convenient oxidation of oximes to nitro compounds uses sodium perborate in glacial acetic acid as oxidizing agent.

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Key Words

Nitro Compounds, Sodium Perborate

ID: J60-Y1992-460