Highly Efficient Catalytic Aerobic Oxidations of Benzylic Alcohols in Water
Renhua Liu, Chunyan Dong, Xinmiao Liang, Xiujuan Wang and Xinquan Hu*
*Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, 116023, People's Republic of China, Email: xinquanms.dicp.ac.cn
R. Liu, C. Dong, X. Liang, X. Wang, X. Hu, J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 239-244.
1 mol-% TEMPO and a catalytic amount of 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin and NaNO2 is a highly efficient catalytic system for the aerobic oxidations of benzylic alcohols in water.
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