Modified pyridinium chlorochromate oxidation of aldehydes to carbamoyl azides/acyl azides or carboxylic acids

P. S. Satyanarayana Reddy, Pendri Yadagiri, Sun Lumin, Dong Soo Shin, J R Falck

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Aldehydes are transformed into carbamoyl azides/acyl azides by pyridinium chlorochromate in the presence of sodium azide. Comparable oxidations modified with sodium cyanide generate carboxylic acids from simple aliphatic aldehydes whereas conjugated aldehydes are unreactive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)545-551
Number of pages7
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 1988


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