Faculté des sciences

Oxygenation of alkanes with hydrogen peroxide catalysed by osmium complexes

Shulpin, Georgiy B. ; Süss-Fink, Georg ; Shulpina, Lidia S.

In: Chemical Communications, 2000, p. 1131-1132

Efficient oxidation of alkanes, including methane and ethane, with H2O2 in the presence of catalytic amount of an Os complex in MeCN (addition of nitrogen-containing heterocycles significantly enhances the yield of the products) or in MeCO2H gives the corresponding ketones and alcohols. More

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    Summary
    Efficient oxidation of alkanes, including methane and ethane, with H2O2 in the presence of catalytic amount of an Os complex in MeCN (addition of nitrogen-containing heterocycles significantly enhances the yield of the products) or in MeCO2H gives the corresponding ketones and alcohols.