Patent Number: 8,796,482

Title: Oxidation of primary aliphatic alcohols with a noble metal polyoxometalate complex

Abstract: A process of oxidizing primary alcohols to their corresponding aldehydes is disclosed. The process is effected in the presence of noble metal polyoxometalate complexes. A novel process for preparing noble metal polyoxometalate complexes, and novel noble metal polyoxometalate complexes are also disclosed.

Inventors: Neumann; Ronny (Kfar-Saba, IL), Barats; Delina (Rehovot, IL)

Assignee: Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd.

International Classification: C07F 19/00 (20060101); C07C 45/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018