please tell me about jones reagent & its use

Asked by  | 9th Jul, 2008, 08:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The Jones oxidation is a chemical reaction described as the chromic acid oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols to carboxylic acids and ketones, respectively.[Jones reagent - a solution of chromium trioxide in concentrated sulfuric acid - is used as the oxidizing agent in the reaction.

Answered by  | 9th Jul, 2008, 11:39: PM

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