Oxidation of Alcohols to Aldehydes and Ketones

A Guide to Current Common Practice

  • Gabriel Tojo
  • Marcos Fernández

Part of the Basic Reactions in Organic Synthesis book series (BROS)

About this book


This book is a must for anyone involved in the preparation of organic compounds. It is the first one in a new series on basic reactions in organic synthesis. It provides plenty of detailed and useful information in the practical aspects of the oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones, which is probably the most important reaction in the synthesis of organic compounds.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Gabriel Tojo
    • 1
  • Marcos Fernández
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Organic Chemistry Faculty of ChemistryUniversity of Santiago de CompostelaSantiago De CompostelaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b135954
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-23607-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-25725-9
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