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A facile route to a polymer-supported IBX reagent

Lei, Z. and Denecker, C. and Jegasothy, S. and Sherrington, D.C. and Slater, N.K.H. and Sutherland, A.J. (2003) A facile route to a polymer-supported IBX reagent. Tetrahedron Letters, 44 (8). pp. 1635-1637. ISSN 0040-4039

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A three-step preparation of a polymer-supported IBX reagent from poly(p-methylstyrene) is reported. This reagent has been used successfully for the efficient oxidation of a series of alcohols to the corresponding aldehydes.