Functionalized iminium salt systems for catalytic asymmetric epoxidation

PCB Page, GA Rassias, D Barros, A Ardakani, B Buckley, D Bethell, TAD Smith, Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin

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Abstract

A range of dihydroisoquinolinium salts containing alcohol, ether, and acetal functionalities in the nitrogen substituent has been prepared and tested as asymmetric epoxidation catalysts, providing ee's of up to ca. 60%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6926-6931
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Organic Chemistry
Volume66
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2001

Keywords

  • HIGHLY ENANTIOSELECTIVE EPOXIDATION
  • CHIRAL OXAZIRIDINIUM SALT
  • UNFUNCTIONALIZED OLEFINS
  • SYNTHETIC ENZYMES
  • N-SULFONYLOXAZIRIDINES
  • EFFICIENT EPOXIDATION
  • ALKENE EPOXIDATION
  • HYDROGEN-PEROXIDE
  • TRIPHASE SYSTEM
  • OXYGEN-TRANSFER

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