Simple metal (M=Mn, Fe, Co) perchlorates associated with m-chloroperbenzoic acid are able to conduct stereoselective alkane hydroxylations via a mechanism involving metal-based oxidants; the catalytic activity of the metal salts is in the order of Co(ClO4)2>Mn(ClO4)2>Fe (ClO4)2.
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This research was supported by the Korea Research Foundation (DP0270).
- Alkane hydroxylation
- m-chloroperbenzoic acid
- Metal perchlorate