Oxidative fragmentations of some azolyl ketones and related compounds induced by cerium (IV) ammonium nitrate (CAN)

Ferenc Bertha, Le Thanh Giang, József Fetter, Mária Kajtár-Peredy, Károly Lempert, Gábor Czira

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In contrast to simple ketones which are stable to CAN, azolyl ketones 3d-3f, 11a, 11b and, in part, 3c and 4c undergo oxidative fragmentation when treated with cerium(IV) ammonium nitrate (CAN).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)759-760
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Research, Synopses
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Azolyl ketones
  • Cerium (IV) ammonium nitrate

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