The Tour of Collective Wisdom presents:
Desert Island Oxidations


Choosing oxidation conditions can be overwhelming. Here is a list of popular choices.

Oxidation:
I often use this I sometimes use this I avoid this
Verification:
Oxidation Use this often Use this sometimes Avoid using this I use this...
Swern522620 often sometimes avoid
Dess Martin Periodinane402810 often sometimes avoid
Ozone15164 often sometimes avoid
MnO2 (for allylic alcohols, best if you make it yourself!)14154 often sometimes avoid
KMnO417118 often sometimes avoid
TEMPO212814 often sometimes avoid
OsO4/NaIO413149 often sometimes avoid
mCPBA531 often sometimes avoid
PCC272425 often sometimes avoid
PDC10228 often sometimes avoid
Selenium dioxide (allylic oxidation)100 often sometimes avoid
oxone100 often sometimes avoid
Hydrogen Peroxide010 often sometimes avoid
Sodium chlorite7138 often sometimes avoid
RuCl3·nH2O/NaIO4051 often sometimes avoid
Jones reagent7239 often sometimes avoid
TPAP162318 often sometimes avoid
SO3-pyridine (careful with the supplier!)141416 often sometimes avoid
Air649 often sometimes avoid
BaMnO4174 often sometimes avoid
IBX121417 often sometimes avoid
Bobbitt's reagent6512 often sometimes avoid
Periodic acid/ catalytic PCC/ MeCN2211 often sometimes avoid
Periodic acid/ catalytic CrO3/ MeCN3313 often sometimes avoid
print qq~