Platinum(II) catalysed selective remote oxidation of unactivated C-H bonds in aliphatic carboxylic acids

Lien Chung Kao, Ayusman Sen

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Abstract

Platinum(II) ion, in the presence of platinum(IV), is found to catalyse the hydroxylation of unactivated C-H bonds of aliphatic carboxylic acids in water with the following order of reactivity: α-C-H << β-C-H < γ-C-H ≥ δ-C-H ≈ ε-C-H.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1242-1243
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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