Transition-metal catalyzed oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones by means of Me3SiOOSiMe3

Shigekazu Kanemoto, Koichiro Oshima, Seijiro Matsubara, Kazuhiko Takai, Hitosi Nozaki

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Pyridinium dichromate-Me3SiOOSiMe3 system has been found to be effective for the oxidation of alcohols to the corresponding carbonyl compounds. Selective oxidation of primary alcohols in the presence of secondary ones with RuCl2(PPh3)3-Me3SiOOSiMe3 is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2185-2188
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1983


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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