Oxidation of aldehydes to carboxylic acids with Ag2O
Description: When Ag2O is added to aldehydes, carboxylic acids are formed. This results in the formation of silver metal (“silver mirror”) a reaction known as the Tollens test.
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Org. Synth. 1953, 33, 94
DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.033.0094
Org. Synth. 1950, 30, 101
DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.030.0101