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IBX Esters with Bleach!
« on: July 20, 2004, 12:39:00 AM »
this is fantastic!

step 1. turn a 2-iodobenzoic acid ester into the corresponding  ibx ester with bleach

step 2. benzyl alcohol -> benzaldehyde 100%

step 3. lots and lots of other oxidations.

here are the gooodies.


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Preparation of 2-iodoxybenzoate (IBX) esters
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2004, 07:57:00 PM »
Preparation and structure of 2-iodoxybenzoate esters: soluble and stable periodinane oxidizing reagents
V.V. Zhdankin, D.N. Litvinov, A.Y. Koposov, T. Luu, M.J. Ferguson, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski
Chem. Commun.,(1), 106-107 (2004), DOI:


Esters of 2-iodoxybenzoic acid (IBX-esters) are potentially valuable oxidizing reagents belonging to a new class of pentavalent iodine compounds with a pseudo benziodoxole structure.

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Synthetic and characterization data for all new compounds