Chapter 1. N-Hydroxy Derivatives: Key Organocatalysts for the Selective Free Radical Aerobic Oxidation of Organic Compounds

  1. Prof. Bruno Pignataro
  1. Carlo Punta and
  2. Cristian Gambarotti

Published Online: 26 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630554.ch1

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry

How to Cite

Punta, C. and Gambarotti, C. (2010) N-Hydroxy Derivatives: Key Organocatalysts for the Selective Free Radical Aerobic Oxidation of Organic Compounds, in Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Advances in Synthetic Chemistry (ed B. Pignataro), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630554.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Palermo, Department of Physical Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Politecnico di Milano, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical, Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Via Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325399

Online ISBN: 9783527630554

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Keywords:

  • N-hydroxy derivatives;
  • 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl (TEMPO);
  • NMBHA;
  • NHPI;
  • phthalimide-N-oxyl (PINO)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Reactivity of N-Hydroxy Derivatives

  • Aerobic Oxidation Catalyzed by N-Hydroxy Amines

  • Aerobic Oxidation Catalyzed by N-Hydroxy Amides

  • Aerobic Oxidation Catalyzed by N-Hydroxy Imides

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References