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Pivaldehyde, Trimethylacetaldehyde

Name Reactions

Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley Reduction, Oppenauer Oxidation

Recent Literature

An effective protocol for Oppenauer (OOP) oxidation of alcohols under mild conditions with t-BuCHO as hydride acceptor was developed. The highly active aluminium catalyst allowed even the oxidation of terpenoids and stereoids with acetone as the hydride acceptor.
T. Ooi, H. Otshuka, T. Miura, H. Ichikawa, K. Maruoka, Org. Lett., 2002, 4, 2669-2672.