Double Bond Oxidation Reactions
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)
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Environmental friendly selective oxidation of terpene α-pinene to verbenol, verbenone, and α-pinene oxide was studied. Gold demonstrated outstanding activity and selectivity in the reaction. The reaction mechanism was proposed.
KeywordsHydrogenation Gold Succinic anhydride Gold
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