Facile Epoxidation of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones with trans-3,5-Dihydroperoxy-3,5-dimethyl-1,2-dioxolane as an Efficient Oxidant
Davood Azarifar*, Kaveh Khosravi
*Faculty of Chemistry, Buali Sina University, Hamedan 65178, Iran, Email: azarifarbasu.ac.ir
D. Azarifar, K. Khosravi, Synlett, 2010, 2755-2758.
The epoxidation of trans-chalcones proceeds under mild conditions at room temperature in alkaline solution to afford the corresponding epoxides in excellent yields using trans-3,5-dihydroperoxy-3,5-dimethyl-1,2-dioxolane as an efficient oxygen source.
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α,β-unsaturated ketone, epoxides, dihydroperoxides, trans-3,5-dihydroperoxy-3,5-dimethyl-1,2-dioxolane, epoxidation