Swern oxidation

Definition: The oxidation of a primary alcohol or secondary alcohol to an aldehyde or ketone respectively. Does not work with allylic or benzylic alcohols.

ID: RXNO:0000154

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Iterative synthesis of acenes via homo-elongation
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Highly regioselective ring-opening of trisubstituted aziridines by sulfur-stabilised carbanions
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Total synthesis of (−)-spirangien A and its methyl ester
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An enantiopure cyclophane-type imidazole with no central but planar chirality
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DOI: 10.1039/b904059e

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DOI: 10.1039/b904577e

A three-step tandem process for the synthesis of bicyclic γ-lactams
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DOI: 10.1039/c004695g

Synthesis and NMDA receptor affinity of dexoxadrol analogues with modifications in position 4 of the piperidine ring
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DOI: 10.1039/c0md00017e

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DOI: 10.1039/c0ob00218f

Stereoselective synthesis of the bicyclic guanidine alkaloid (+)-monanchorin
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