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The Wacker oxidation is a powerful synthetic transformation for converting a terminal olefin into a ketone.
Thiourea is often the reagent of choice for synthesising pyrimidines. If a sulphur free pyrimidine is required the sulphur needs to be removed oxidatively or reductively.
Many primary amides are commercially available but the list of commercially available secondary amides is much smaller.