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Oxidation of primary alcohols to methyl esters by hydrogen transfer

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Abstract

The oxidation of alcohols in the presence of methanol has been achieved using a ruthenium catalyst with crotononitrile as the hydrogen acceptor.

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The article was received on 05 Nov 2007, accepted on 26 Nov 2007 and first published on 06 Dec 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B717073D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008, 624-625
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    Oxidation of primary alcohols to methyl esters by hydrogen transfer

    N. A. Owston, A. J. Parker and J. M. J. Williams, Chem. Commun., 2008, 624
    DOI: 10.1039/B717073D

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