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Octanoic acid
Octanoic acid

Formula: C8H16O2 
CAS#: 124-07-2 
MW: 144.21 

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Reference(s) for synthesis of Octanoic acid

Al-Haq, N., Sullivan, A.C., and Wilson, J.R.H. 2003. Oxidation of alcohols using cerium(IV) alkyl phosphonate modified silica. Tetrahedron Lett. 44:769-771.
Iwahama, T., Sakaguchi, S., Nishiyama, Y., and Ishii, Y. 1995. Aerobic oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds catalyzed by N-hydroxyphthalimide (NHPI) combined with Co(acac)3. Tetrahedron Lett. 36:6923-6926.
Kaulen, J., and Schäfer, H.-J. 1982. Oxidation of alcohols by electrochemically regenerated nickel oxide hydroxide. Selective oxidation of hydroxysteroids. Tetrahedron. 38:3299-3308.
Uozumi, Y., and Nakao, R. 2003. Catalytic oxidation of alcohols in water under atmospheric oxygen by use of an amphiphilic resin-dispersion of a nanopalladium catalyst. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42:194-197.

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