Enantioselective epoxidation of dihydroquinolines using iminium salt organocatalysts

Philip Bulman Page, David Day, Yohan Chan

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The first examples of asymmetric epoxidation of dihydroquinoline substrates using iminium salt organocatalysts are reported. The 3,4-epoxytetrahydroquinoline products are obtained in good yields and with moderate to good enantioselectivities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8029–8034
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number36
Early online date19 Nov 2014
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014


  • Asymmetric catalysis
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Alkenes
  • Epoxidation
  • Heterocycles

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