New organocatalysts for the asymmetric catalytic epoxidation of alkenes mediated by chiral iminium salts

Philip C. Bulman Page, Gerasimos A. Rassias, David Barros, Adel Ardakani, Donald Bethell, Eric Merifield

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Abstract

New iminium salt organocatalysts for catalytic asymmetric epoxidation based upon dibenzazepinium salts are reported, providing ee of up to ca 60%.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)580-582
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • OLEFINS
  • catalysis
  • OXAZIRIDINIUM SALT
  • OXONE(R)
  • asymmetric
  • iminium salt
  • OXYGEN-TRANSFER
  • epoxidation

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