Wacker-Tsuji oxidation

Definition: The oxidation of a terminal alkene or ethene to a methyl ketone or acetaldehyde, catalysed by PdCl2 and CuCl2, and using molecular oxygen as the oxidant.

ID: RXNO:0000130


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Recent advancements and challenges of palladiumII-catalyzed oxidation reactions with molecular oxygen as the sole oxidant
Keith M. Gligorich and Matthew S. Sigman, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 3854
DOI: 10.1039/b902868d