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Selective oxidation of glycerol to glyceric acid using a gold catalyst in aqueous sodium hydroxide.

Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) (2002-07-18)
Silvio Carrettin, Paul McMorn, Peter Johnston, Ken Griffin, Graham J Hutchings
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Glycerol is oxidised to glyceric acid with 100% selectivity using either 1% Au/charcoal or 1% Au/graphite catalyst under mild reaction conditions (60 degrees C, 3 h, water as solvent).

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Sodium hydroxide, puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, NF, E524, 98-100.5%, pellets
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Sodium hydroxide, pellets, semiconductor grade, 99.99% trace metals basis
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Sodium hydroxide, ACS reagent, ≥97.0%, pellets