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Benziodoxole-Based Hypervalent Iodine Reagents in Organic Synthesis

[ Vol. 2 , Issue. 1 ]


Viktor V. Zhdankin   Pages 121 - 145 ( 25 )


Five-membered hypervalent iodine heterocycles derived from benziodoxole and benziodazole oxide have recently emerged as reagents of choice for various synthetically useful oxidative transformations. In particular, IBX (2-iodoxybenzoic acid) and DMP (Dess-Martin periodinane) are widely used for the selective oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols and for a variety of other important oxidations. IBX-amides and IBX-esters are a new class of pentavalent iodine reagents with a pseudo-benziodoxole structure and a reactivity pattern similar to IBX.


hypervalent iodine, oxidation, benziodoxole, benziodazole, ibx, dmp


Department of Chemistry,University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota 55812, USA.

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