GSC  Vol.1 No.4 , November 2011
Simple and Practical Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols Catalyzed by a (μ-Oxo)tetraruthenium Cluster
ABSTRACT
A (μ-oxo)tetraruthenium cluster showed high catalytic activity for a simple and practical aerobic oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones under 1 atm of O2 or air. After the reaction, this cluster catalyst was re- covered from the reaction mixture, and we believe that this (μ-oxo)tetraruthenium cluster acts as an active catalytic species throughout the reaction.

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nullT. Kondo, Y. Kimura, T. Kanda, D. Takagi, K. Wada and A. Toshimitsu, "Simple and Practical Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols Catalyzed by a (μ-Oxo)tetraruthenium Cluster," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 149-154. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2011.14023.
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