Carbohydrate-derived iminium salt organocatalysts for the asymmetric epoxidation of alkenes

Philip Bulman Page, Yohan Chan, John Liddle, Mark Elsegood

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Abstract

A new family of carbohydrate-based dihydroisoquinolinium salts has been prepared and tested for potential as asymmetric catalysts for the epoxidation of unfunctionalized alkene substrates, providing up to 57% ee in the product epoxides.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7283-7305
Number of pages23
JournalTetrahedron
Volume70
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2014

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