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Oxidations using Transition Metals

Oxidations using SeO2

Oxidative Cleavage Reactions

These are oxidation reactions which also involve the cleavage of carbon-carbon bonds, with the oxidation occurring at both ends. Some will involve complete separation of 2 oxidised fragments and others will leave them connected together.

Introduction and Oxidations on the Alcohol Level

It is not the aim of this section to catalogue all means of oxidation for every compound imaginable, as this would be a mammoth task for both reader and writer (!), and furthermore quite unnecessary.