Chapter 17. Oxidation of Phenols

  1. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Shosuke Yamamura

Published Online: 7 OCT 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470857277.ch17



How to Cite

Yamamura, S. (2003) Oxidation of Phenols, in Phenols (ed Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470857277.ch17

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan. Fax: 81-45-566-1697

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2003
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2003

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471497370

Online ISBN: 9780470857274



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Catalytic Oxidation

    • Electrochemical Oxidation

      • Radical Coupling Reaction

      • Cationic Reaction

    • Oxidation with Dioxygen, Hydrogen Peroxide and Alkyl Hydroperoxide Catalyzed by Metal–Base Complexes

      • Dioxygen–Metal Complexes

      • Hydrogen Peroxide–and tert-butyl Hydroperoxide–Metal Complexes

    • Enzymatic Oxidation

  • Oxidation with Nonmetal Compounds

    • Oxidation with Hypervalent Iodobenzenes

      • Reaction and Reaction Mechanism

      • Applications in Natural Products Synthesis

    • Oxidation with 2,3-Dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone

    • Oxidation with Dioxirane, Di-tert-butyl Peroxide and Di-tert-butyl Peroxyoxalate

    • Oxidation with Fremy's Salt, Ammonium Nitrate–Acetic Anhydride, Dioxygen-tert-butoxide, Sodium Periodate, Chlorous Acid and Other Oxidants

  • Oxidation with Metal Compounds

    • Oxidation with Vanadium, Chromium and Molybdenum Compounds

    • Oxidation with Manganese and Rhenium Compounds

    • Oxidation with Iron, Ruthenium, Cobalt, Nickel and Rhodium Compounds

    • Oxidation with Copper and Silver Compounds

    • Oxidation with Thallium, Lead and Bismuth Compounds

    • Oxidation with Other Metal Compounds

  • References