Synthesis 2013; 45(19): 2684-2688
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1338420
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Facile Aerobic Photooxidation of Alcohols Using 2-Chloroanthraquinone under Visible Light Irradiation

Yoshiko Shimada
Gifu Pharmaceutical University 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan   Fax: +81(58)2308108   Email: itoha@gifu-pu.ac.jp
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Kasumi Hattori
Gifu Pharmaceutical University 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan   Fax: +81(58)2308108   Email: itoha@gifu-pu.ac.jp
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Norihiro Tada
Gifu Pharmaceutical University 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan   Fax: +81(58)2308108   Email: itoha@gifu-pu.ac.jp
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Tsuyoshi Miura
Gifu Pharmaceutical University 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan   Fax: +81(58)2308108   Email: itoha@gifu-pu.ac.jp
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Akichika Itoh*
Gifu Pharmaceutical University 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan   Fax: +81(58)2308108   Email: itoha@gifu-pu.ac.jp
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Publication History

Received: 08 March 2013

Accepted after revision: 20 March 2013

Publication Date:
16 May 2013 (online)

Abstract

A facile photooxidation of alcohols to obtain carboxylic acids and ketones using easily handled 2-chloroanthraquinone as an organocatalyst under visible light irradiation in an air atmosphere is reported. The reaction conditions are mild, such as an air atmosphere and ambient pressure and temperature.

 
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