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Efficient Epoxidation of Electron-Deficient Olefins with a Cationic Manganese Complex

Andrew Murphy, Geraud Dubois and T. D. P. Stack*

*Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, Email: stackstanford.edu

A. Murphy, G. Dubois, T. D. P. Stack, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 5250-5251.

DOI: 10.1021/ja029962r (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

The complex [MnII(R,R-mcp)(CF3SO3)2] is a very efficient and practical catalyst for the epoxidation of a wide scope of olefins including terminal, tertiary, cis and trans internal, enones, and methacrylates using peracetic acid as the terminal oxidant.

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Key Words

Epoxidation, Peracetic Acid, Manganese


Manganese(II)/Picolinic Acid Catalyst System for Epoxidation of Olefins

R. A. Moretti, J. Du Bois, T. D. P. Stack, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 2528-2531.

Ligand and pH Influence on Manganese-Mediated Peracetic Acid Epoxidation of Terminal Olefins

A. J. Murphy, A. Pace, T. D. P. Stack., Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 3119-3122.

DOI: 10.1021/ol048846l


ID: J48-Y2003-1460