A facile oxidation of benzoins 1 to benzoic acids 2 using sodium hydride under oxygen atmosphere has been developed.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This work was supported by the NRF grant (No. 2010-0022070 ) to H.H. and the NRF WCU program (R31-2008-000-10029-0) to J.W.Y.
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ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry