Oxidation of aryl alkyl ketones to α-acyloxy, α-(camphorsulfonyloxy), or α-hydroxy derivatives using manganese(iii) acetate in combination with carboxylic acids or (1s)-(+)-10-camphorsulfonic acid

Ayhan S. Demir, Nurettin Camkerten, Hulya Akgun, Cihangir Tanyeli, Ali S. Mahasneh, David S. Watt

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Abstract

The a-oxidation of aryl alkyl ketones using manganese(III) acetate in the presence of various carboxylic acids and (1S)-(+)-10-camphorsulfonic acid provided a convenient synthesis of α-acyloxy, a-(10-camphorsulfonyloxy), and a-hydroxy derivatives in good yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2279-2289
Number of pages11
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume20
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1990

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Funding Information:
Health for generous financial support (GM 362561, NATO for travel grants (RG #0346/88) to D.S.W. and A.D., Degussa A.G. for a gift of chemicals, and the University of Kentucky for the purchase of Bond Issue Equipment.

Funding Information:
We thank the Middle-East Technical University for grant (No. AFP 89-01-03-04), the National Institutes of

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  • Organic Chemistry

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