Quinoxalinium dichromate: A new and efficient reagent for the oxidation of organic substrates

Degirmenbasi N. , Ozgun B.

MONATSHEFTE FUR CHEMIE, vol.133, no.11, pp.1417-1421, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 133 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00706-002-0476-9
  • Title of Journal : MONATSHEFTE FUR CHEMIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1417-1421


A new chromium(VI) reagent, quinoxalinium dichromate ([C8H6N2H](2)Cr2O7, QxDC), was prepared by reacting quinoxaline with CrO3 in water. QxDC oxidizes primary and secondary alcohols and oximes to the corresponding carbonyl compounds, and anthracene to anthraquinone.