Oxidation in Organic Chemistry 5-C - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780126972528, 9780323152433

Oxidation in Organic Chemistry 5-C

1st Edition

Editors: Walter Trahanovsky
eBook ISBN: 9780323152433
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1978
Page Count: 394
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Organic Chemistry, A Series of Monographs, Volume 5-C: Oxidation in Organic Chemistry covers the preparative use and the mechanistic aspects of the various oxidation reactions. This book contains five chapters that particularly consider oxidations that involve organoselenium intermediates. Chapter I describes the developments of selenium in organic chemistry, particularly the organoselenium reagents for performing selective oxidative transformations under unusually mild conditions. Chapter II deals with the problems encountered in oxygenation reactions carried out by several microorganisms, with an emphasis on a variety of fermentation techniques. Chapter III examines the oxidation of various organic peroxy acids and other peroxides, while Chapter IV discusses the oxidation with nitric acid or nitrogen oxides. Chapter V focuses on the properties of various oxidants and their application to hypohalite oxidation. This text will be of value to organic chemists, researchers, teachers, and students who are interested in oxidation of organic compounds.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Contents of Part A and Part Β Chapter I Organoselenium Oxidations I. Introduction II. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions of Organoselenium Compounds III. The Selenoxide syn Elimination as a Double Bond Forming Reaction IV. Sigmatropic Rearrangements of Organoselenium Compounds V. Organoselenium Intermediates in Selenium Dioxide Oxidations and Related Reactions VI. Miscellaneous Selenium-Based Transformations Chapter II Oxygenations with Microorganisms I. Introduction II. Methods III. Oxygenation at Nonactivated Carbon IV. Oxygenation at Allylic Carbon V. Oxygenation of Olefins VI. Oxygenation of Aromatic Rings Chapter III Oxidations with Peroxy Acids and Other Peroxides I. Introduction II. Reagents III. Oxidation of Carbon-Carbon Double and Triple Bonds IV. Oxidation of Organic Carbonyl Compounds V. Oxidation of Organic Nitrogen Compounds VI. Oxidation of Organic Sulfur Compounds VII. Oxidation of Organic Iodine Compounds VIII. Oxidation of Allylic and Other Activated Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds with Peroxy Esters Chapter IV Oxidations with Nitric Acid or Nitrogen Oxides I. Introduction II. Alkanes and Arylalkanes III. Carbon-Carbon Multiple Bonds IV. Alcohols and Ethers V. Alkyl Halides VI. Aldehydes VII. Ketones VIII. Organonitrogen Compounds IX. Organosulfur Compounds Chapter V Alkaline Hypohalite Oxidations I. Introduction II. The Chemical Nature of the Oxidant III. The Haloform Reaction IV. Oxidation of Methyl and Methylene Groups V. Oxidation of Saturated Carbocyclic Compounds VI. Ruthenium-Catalyzed Oxidation of Carbocyclic Compounds VII. Reaction with Other Active Hydrogen Compounds VIII. Cleavage of Aromatic Rings Index


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