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.
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|State||Published - Aug 1 1990|
Bibliographical noteFunding 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.
We thank the Middle-East Technical University for grant (No. AFP 89-01-03-04), the National Institutes of
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