Chapter 4. Catalytic Oxidations

  1. Prof. Dr. Roger Arthur Sheldon,
  2. Dr. Isabel W. C. E. Arends and
  3. Dr. Ulf Hanefeld

Published Online: 12 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611003.ch4

Green Chemistry and Catalysis

Green Chemistry and Catalysis

How to Cite

Sheldon, R. A., Arends, I. W. C. E. and Hanefeld, U. (2007) Catalytic Oxidations, in Green Chemistry and Catalysis, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611003.ch4

Author Information

  1. Biocatalysis and Organic Chemistry, Delft University of Technology, Julianalaan 136, 2628 BL Delft, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527307159

Online ISBN: 9783527611003

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Keywords:

  • catalytic oxidations;
  • mechanisms of metal-catalyzed oxidations;
  • alkenes;
  • alkanes and alkylaromatics;
  • oxygen-containing compounds;
  • oxidation of alcohols;
  • heteroatom oxidation;
  • sulfoxidation;
  • asymmetric oxidation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanisms of Metal-catalyzed Oxidations: General Considerations

    • Homolytic Mechanisms

      • Direct Homolytic Oxidation of Organic Substrates

    • Heterolytic Mechanisms

      • Catalytic Oxygen Transfer

    • Ligand Design in Oxidation Catalysis

    • Enzyme Catalyzed Oxidations

  • Alkenes

    • Epoxidation

      • Tungsten Catalysts

      • Rhenium Catalysts

      • Ruthenium Catalysts

      • Manganese Catalysts

      • Iron Catalysts

      • Selenium and Organocatalysts

      • Hydrotalcite and Alumina Systems

      • Biocatalytic Systems

    • Vicinal Dihydroxylation

    • Oxidative Cleavage of Olefins

    • Oxidative Ketonization

    • Allylic Oxidations

  • Alkanes and Alkylaromatics

    • Oxidation of Alkanes

    • Oxidation of Aromatic Side Chains

    • Aromatic Ring Oxidation

  • Oxygen-containing Compounds

    • Oxidation of Alcohols

      • Ruthenium Catalysts

      • Palladium-catalyzed Oxidations with O2

      • Gold Catalysts

      • Copper Catalysts

      • Other Metals as Catalysts for Oxidation with O2

      • Catalytic Oxidation of Alcohols with Hydrogen Peroxide

      • Oxoammonium Ions in Alcohol Oxidation

      • Biocatalytic Oxidation of Alcohols

    • Oxidative Cleavage of 1,2-Diols

    • Carbohydrate Oxidation

    • Oxidation of Aldehydes and Ketones

      • Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation

    • Oxidation of Phenols

    • Oxidation of Ethers

  • Heteroatom Oxidation

    • Oxidation of Amines

      • Primary Amines

      • Secondary Amines

      • Tertiary Amines

      • Amides

    • Sulfoxidation

  • Asymmetric Oxidation

    • Asymmetric Epoxidation of Olefins

    • Asymmetric Dihydroxylation of Olefins

    • Asymmetric Sulfoxidation

    • Asymmetric Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation

  • Conclusion