J. Iran. Chem. Soc., Vol. 6, No. 2 June 2009, pp.288~292.

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Selective Oxidation of Benzylic and Allylic Alcohols with NaOCl/Silica Gel System

H. Alinezhad*, M. Tajbakhsh and R. Soleimani

Faculty of Chemistry, Mazandaran University, Babolsar, Iran

Sodium hypochlorite, a cheap and readily available compound, when supported on silica gel can selectively oxidize benzylic and allylic alcohols to their carbonyl compounds in the presence of catalytic amount of DMSO.

Keywords: Sodium hypochlorite, Oxidation, Alcohol, Catalyst, DMSO

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