Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
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Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents
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2010. Jones Oxidation. Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents. 349:1564–1568.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
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Primary alcohols oxidation into carboxylic acids or the conversion of secondary alcohols into ketones using acidic chromic acid is generally known as the Jones oxidation, and the reagent of CrO3-H2SO4-H2O is called the Jones reagent. The study finds that this reaction might involve a radical intermediate or the conversion of Cr(IV) into Cr(II) species and the predominant mechanism is the transformation of Cr(VI) into Cr(IV) species. This is a fast reaction and does not show much selectivity. Various other mild oxidation methods using chromium (VI) have been developed. This reaction has been applied in synthesis for different ketones.
- Corey–Schmidt oxidation;
- Corey–Suggs oxidation;
- carboxylic acids;
- Jones reagent