Oxidation of enones to α′-acetoxyenones using manganese triacetate

Norma K. Dunlap, Mark R. Sabol, David S. Watt

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The oxidation of α,β-unsaturated ketones with manganese (III) triacetate in benzene furnishes α'-acetoxyenones in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5839-5842
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number51
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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