Oxidation of alcohols | Chemical Processes | MCAT | Khan Academy

Oxidation of alcohols | Chemical Processes | MCAT | Khan Academy

Let’s see what happens when you oxidize alcohol. So in the top left here, we’re starting with a primary alcohol. And the carbon that’s attached to the OH group is your alpha carbon. To oxidize an alcohol, you must have alpha hydrogens. You must have hydrogens attached to that alpha carbon in order for the Read more about Oxidation of alcohols | Chemical Processes | MCAT | Khan Academy[…]