Unexpected dehomologation of primary alcohols to one-carbon shorter carboxylic acids using o-iodoxybenzoic acid (IBX)

Shu Xu, Kaori Itto, Masahide Satoh, Hirokazu Arimoto

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    Abstract

    A novel and efficient transformation of primary alcohols to one-carbon shorter carboxylic acids using IBX is reported. Mechanistic studies revealed that the combination of IBX and molecular iodine produces a different active hypervalent iodine species.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2758-2761
    Number of pages4
    JournalChemical Communications
    Volume50
    Issue number21
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014 Mar 14

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry

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