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What is the chemical reaction for the oxidation of 2-pentanol?

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What is the chemical reaction for the oxidation of 2-pentanol?

Oxidation

Oxidation process in organic compounds takes place in the presence of various oxidizing agents. The process of oxidation can be used to convert the hydroxyl group into ketone.

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The given compound is 2-pentanol. It undergoes oxidation in the presence of an oxidizing agent to form pentan-2-one. The oxidizing agent can be PCC...

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