Photooxidation of alkanes by oxygen catalyzed by CuCl2 in acetonitrile
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The irradiation of a solution of anhydrous CuCl2, taken as a photocatalyst, and an alkane in acetonitrile in the air with visible light (λ>320 nm) leads to the formation of alcohol and ketone products.
KeywordsOxygen Alcohol Acetonitrile Ketone Alkane
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