Ozonolysis in solvent/water mixtures: Direct conversion of alkenes to aldehydes and ketones

Charles E. Schiaffo, Patrick H. Dussault

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Ozonolysis of alkenes in the presence of solubilized water results in the direct formation of aldehydes and/or ketones, avoiding the need to isolate or decompose ozonides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4688-4690
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jun 20 2008


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  • Organic Chemistry

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