Tempo-mediated oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids by exploitation of ethers inan aqueous-organicbiphase system

Zhen Wu Mei, Li Jian Ma, Hiroyuki Kawafuchi, Takumi Okihara, Tsutomu Inokuchi

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Expeditious and benign methods for primary alcohol- carboxylicacid conversions with TEMPO were developed in abiphasic system composed of aslightlymiscible ether (THP) and aqueous layer. Easily available co-oxidants such as Py-HBr3, Bu4NBr3, and electrooxidation were successfully applied to generate N-oxoammonium species as a recyclable catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1000-1002
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 25 2009


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