Unformatted text preview: OH PCC or PDC O H (stops at the aldehyde) NH ClCrO 3 PCC = PDC = NH 2 Cr 2 O 7 2 ii. Secondary (2°) alcohols. Secondary alcohols can be oxidized to ketones and no farther. OH PCC or PDC O R R or Na 2 Cr 2 O 7 iii. Tertiary (3°) alcohols. Tertiary alcohols cannot be oxidized to anything worth a damn. iv. Oxidation and reduction is a two-way street. It is important to take note of the relationship between oxidations of alcohols and reductions of carbonyl compounds. They go in opposite directions: reductions put hydrogens on and/or take oxygens off, while oxidations put oxygens on and/or take hydrogens off. O Reduction OH H Oxidation...
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- 1°, 2°, 3°, idize primary alcohols