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Green oxidations. The use of potassium permanganate supported on manganese dioxide

Ahmad Shaabani*, Peiman Mirzaei, Soheila Naderi and Donald G. Lee

*Department of Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University, PO Box 19839-4716, Tehran, Iran, Email:

A. Shaabania, P. Mirzaeia, S. Naderia, D. G. Leeb, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 11415-11420.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2004.09.087


Permanganate supported on active manganese dioxide can be used effectively for the oxidation of arenes, alcohols and sulfides under heterogeneous or solvent-free conditions.

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Key Words

Manganese dioxide, Potassium permanganate, Oxidation of Benzylic Substrates, Aldehydes, Ketones, Sulfones, Solid support, Arenes

ID: J72-Y2004-1130