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Letters in Organic Chemistry

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ISSN (Print): 1570-1786
ISSN (Online): 1875-6255

Letter Article

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

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

Volume 14, Issue 10, 2017

Page: [725 - 728] Pages: 4

DOI: 10.2174/1570178614666170918121035

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Abstract

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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