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19. Aldehydes and Ketones:Nucleophilic Addition

Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation

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Now we're going to learn about a really unique oxidation reaction called the Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation. This reaction uses peroxy acids to convert ketones and aldehydes into esters and carboxylic acids

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General Reaction:

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