Selective C-H bond electro-oxidation of benzylic acetates and alcohols to benzaldehydes
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- Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A chemical oxidant-free and mediator-free, direct electro-oxidation of both benzylic alcohols and benzylic esters are reported. The scope of the reaction is explored as a function of both steric and electronic effects. Expansion of the scope to non-benzylic and heteroaryl substrates is investigated. Functionalisation of esters and alcohols selectively to the aldehyde oxidation level using a traceless electron approach is reported.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry|
|Early online date||14 Nov 2017|
|Publication status||Published - 6 Dec 2017|