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Oxidation of Aldehydes to Carboxylic Acids

ChemieOrganische ChemieOxidationsreaktionen

This learning unit shows several methods to oxidize aldehydes to carboxylic acids. The oxidation mechanism, practical setup and biological relevance are explained.


  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges
  • Dr. Torsten Winkler


  • Dr. Guenter Grethe

Learning objective

  • Oxidation methods for aldehydes
  • Practical setup
  • Biological impact

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

Oxidation, Aldehyde, carboxylic acid