Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun
Every week, I look up papers about stuff that comes up in group meeting that I’m rusty at or haven’t heard of, and today I stumbled upon these gems while reading about phenol oxidations using hypervalent iodine.
Tet. Lett. 1988, 29, 677-680.
J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1993, 1891-6.
They’re published five years apart, and the data tables are exactly the same, except for one new reaction. The person that ran that reaction wasn’t even granted authorship. The Perkin paper expands on the narrative a little, refers you to a few syntheses where the methodology was employed, and has a new scheme with a proposed mechanism, but no data to back up the proposal. At least it cites the Tet. Lett…