Synlett 1998; 1998(9): 977-978
DOI: 10.1055/s-1998-1835
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A Mild and Versatile Method for the Oxidative Cleavage of Oximes and Tosylhydrazones to Carbonyl Compounds

D. Subhas Bose* , P. Srinivas
  • *Organic Chemistry Division III, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India; Fax + 91-40-7 17 33 87/7 17 37 57; E-mail:
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Publication Date:
31 December 2000 (online)

1-Hydroxy-1,2-benziodoxol-3(1H)-one 1-oxide (IBX) was found to be an efficient and selective reagent for the mild oxidative cleavage of the C=N of oximes and tosylhydrazones to yield their corresponding carbonyl compounds rapidly at room temperature in high yields.