Efficient Diacetoxylation of Alkenes via Pd(II)/Pd(IV) Process with Peracetic Acid and Acetic Anhydride
Chan Pil Park, Joo Ho Lee, Kyung Soo Yoo and Kyung Woon Jung*
*Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institutute and Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089-1661, Email: kwjungusc.edu
C. P. Park, J. H. Lee, K. S. Yoo, K. W. Jung, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2450-2452.
DOI: 10.1021/ol1001686 (free Supporting Information)
A palladium-catalyzed diacetoxylation of alkenes in the presence of peracetic acid and acetic anhydride produces diacetates efficiently and diastereoselectively. Due to its mild conditions, this method is suitable for a broad range of substrates encompassing conjugated and nonconjugated olefins.
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