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Pyridinium chlorochromate. An efficient reagent for oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols to carbonyl compounds

E. J. Corey and J. William Suggs

*Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, Email:

E. J. Corey, J. W. Suggs, Tetrahedron Lett., 1975, 16, 2647-2650.

DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)75204-X


Pyridinium chlorochromate is a readily available, stable reagent, that oxidizes a wide variety of alcohols to carbonyl compounds with high efficiency.

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Key Words

pyridinium chlorochromate, Corey-Suggs Oxidation, aldehydes

ID: J72-Y1975-110