Non-aqueous iminium salt mediated catalytic asymmetric epoxidation

Philip C. Bulman Page, Benjamin R. Buckley, David Barros, A. John Blacker, Harry Heaney, Brian A. Marples

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Abstract

A range of substituted dihydroisoquinolinium salts has been tested in the catalytic asymmetric epoxidation of simple alkenes using our newly developed non-aqueous conditions employing tetraphenylphosphonium monoperoxysulfate (TPPP) as oxidant, giving ees of up to 97%. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6607-6613
Number of pages7
JournalTetrahedron
Volume62
Issue number28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2006

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