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Straight chained alcohols with one alkyl group or primary alcohols as they are referred to can be oxidised to form aldehydes. Oxidation of alcohols is oxidation in terms of hydrogen transfer. Phys. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Methanol can also be oxidised by passing a mixture of methanol vapour and air over a silver catalyst at 500°C.