Oxidation of benzoins with ferric (III) nitrate supported on kieselguhr

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Abstract

Efficient and selective oxidation of benzoins to corresponding benzils with ferric(III) nitrate nonahydrate supported on kieselguhr reagent under heterogeneous conditions and reflux is described. The present oxidations are completed within 2 h with the yield between 85 and 95%. The main advantage of this oxidation is that the reaction time is much shorter as compared to the other reported ferric(III) nitrate nonahydrate-based reagents.
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Pages (from-to)481-483
JournalSynthesis And Reactivity In Inorganic Metal-Organic And Nano-Metal Chemistr
Volume38
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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