High-performance Hypoiodite/Hydrogen Peroxide Catalytic System for the Oxylactonization of Aliphatic γ-Oxocarboxylic Acids

  title={High-performance Hypoiodite/Hydrogen Peroxide Catalytic System for the Oxylactonization of Aliphatic $\gamma$-Oxocarboxylic Acids},
  author={Muhammet Uyanik and Daisuke Suzuki and Mizuki Watanabe and Hiroyasu Tanaka and Kikuo Furukawa and Kazuaki Ishihara},
  journal={Chemistry Letters},
Highly efficient hypoiodite-catalyzed oxylactonization of aliphatic γ-oxocarboxylic acids to the corresponding γ-acyl-γ-butyrolactones was developed. Highly dilute reaction conditions and slow addi... 
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