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Trifluoroacetic peracid

Name Reactions

Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation

Prilezhaev Reaction

Recent Literature

Sodium percarbonate in trifluoroacetic acid is an effective reagent for the Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of ketones to esters. The scope and limitations of the reaction were explored.
G. A. Olah, Q. Wang, N. J. Trivedi, G. K. S. Prakash, Synthesis, 1991, 739-740.