Direct Oxidation of Aldehydes to Methyl Esters with Urea Hydrogen Peroxide and p-Toluenesulfonyl Chloride

Author(s): Deuk Jun Jeong , Su Bin Lee , Jong Chan Lee* .

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 14 , Issue 10 , 2017

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Combination of urea hydrogen peroxide and p-toluenesulfonyl chloride in methanol was proved to be facile and highly efficient for the oxidative methyl esterification of various aldehydes to the corresponding carboxylic methyl esters.

Keywords: Aldehydes, esters, oxidation, peroxides, p-toluenesulfonyl chloride, organic chemistry.

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VOLUME: 14
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2017
Page: [725 - 728]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1570178614666170918121035

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