What are the products of the catalytic oxidation in alkanes.

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The catalytic oxidation of alkanes leads to the formation of alcohols , aldehydes and carboxylic acids under various conditions .

The detailed reactions are as follows :-

1. Prepration of alcohol on reaction with oxygen in the red hot copper tube.

2. Preparation of aldehyde

This reaction takes place in the presence of Molybodinum trioxide.

3. Preparation of carboxylic acids

This reaction takes place in the presence of silver oxide.

4. Oxidation with potassium dichromate and potassium per manganate

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