Palladium-catalyzed oxidation of alcohols via their allyl carbonates under neutral conditions

Jiro Tsuji, Ichiro Minami, Isao Shimizu

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    Treatment of alkyl allyl carbonates derived from various alcohols with a palladium catalyst in MeCN affords ketones and aldehydes in high yields. This new method of oxidation of alcohols can be applied to various alcohols except simple primary alcohols.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2791-2792
    Number of pages2
    JournalTetrahedron Letters
    Issue number26
    Publication statusPublished - 1984


    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Drug Discovery

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