Oxidation of primary alcohols to aldehydes

by James

Description: Treatment of primary alcohols with PCC leads to formation of the aldehyde.
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Alex Goodnough

The title of this page is “Oxidation of primary alcohols to aldehydes,” But every example shows primary alcohols being oxidised to carboxylic acids. What’s the deal?



Fixed. Thanks for catching that.


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