A novel base-catalyzed transformation of α-azobenzyl hydroperoxide into benzoic acid. A postulated oxenoid intermediate of the reaction

  • Tezuka T
  • Iwaki M
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α-Azobenzyl hydroperoxide (1 gives benzoic acid, 4-bromophenylpyridines (2 and 3) in addition to benzoyldiazene (4) and benzohydrazide (5) in the reaction catalyzed by pyridine; dioxirane (9) or carbonyl oxide (10) is proposed as an intermediate. © 1983.

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  • T. Tezuka

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