GSC  Vol.4 No.1 , February 2014
Oxone-Mediated Oxidative Esterification of Heterocyclic Aldehydes Using Indium(III) Triflate
ABSTRACT

Recent investigations have shown the oxone-mediated oxidative methyl esterification of benzaldehyde derivatives using methanol. The reactions were accelerated in the presence of indium(III) triflate, a trivalent indium reagent, in many cases. Based on this method of methyl esterification of benzaldehyde derivatives, we further explored an application to heterocyclic aldehydes. The reactions were examined using methanol as well as other alcohols in order to establish a suitable range.


Cite this paper
T. Mineno, S. Yoshino and A. Ubukata, "Oxone-Mediated Oxidative Esterification of Heterocyclic Aldehydes Using Indium(III) Triflate," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2014, pp. 20-23. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2014.41004.
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