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Manganese(III) acetate based oxidation of substituted α'-position on cyclic α,β-unsaturated ketones

Cihangir Tanyeli* and Çigdem Iyigün

*Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, 06531, Ankara, Turkey, Email:

C. Tanyeli, C. Iyiguen, Tetrahedron, 2003, 59, 7135-7139.

DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(03)01094-9


Mn(OAc)3 based regioselective oxidation of various 2-cyclopentenone, 2-cyclohexenone and aromatic ketone derivatives in benzene afforded the corresponding tertiary α'-acetoxy oxidation products in good yields.

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Key Words

enones, manganese compounds, hydroxylation, oxidation

ID: J72-Y2003-650