Silver-Mediated Mild Oxidation of Nitrogen-Containing Heteroaryl-2-methanols to Esters

<div><p></p><p>Oxidation of nitrogen-containing heteroaryl-2-methanols to esters with Ag<sub>2</sub>O and isopropyl iodide is reported. This methodology is very mild and can tolerate many functional groups.</p> </div>