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Preparation ofγ-butyrolactones by oxidation of monofunctional tetrahydrofuran derivatives

Conclusions

The major products in the oxygen-oxidation of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, its esters, and an ester of 2-tetrahydrofurancarboxylic acid are γ-butyrolactone and the corresponding γ-substituted γ-butyrolactone.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 3, pp. 577–579, March, 1972.

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Nikishin, G.N., Glukhovtsev, V.G., Peikova, M.A. et al. Preparation ofγ-butyrolactones by oxidation of monofunctional tetrahydrofuran derivatives. Russ Chem Bull 21, 533–535 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00863194

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Keywords

  • Oxidation
  • Alcohol
  • Ester
  • Tetrahydrofuran
  • Major Product