Metals and Catalysis in Alkene Oxidation, Alkene Dihydroxylation - Freshman Organic Chemistry - Michael McBride - Lecture 15 of 38 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Organic Chemistry

Description: Alkenes may be oxidized to diols by permanganate or by OsO4 catalysis. Metal catalysts provide orbitals that allow simultaneous formation of two bonds from metal to alkene or H2.