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C3-Symmetric Ti(IV) Triphenolate Amino Complexes as Sulfoxidation Catalysts with Aqueous Hydrogen Peroxide

Myriam Mba, Leonard J. Prins and Giulia Licini*

*UniversitÓ di Padova, Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, via Marzolo 1, 35131, Padova, Italy, Email:

M. Mba, L. J. Prins, G. Licini, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 21-24.

DOI: 10.1021/ol062395i


An air and moisture tolerant complex of Ti(IV) with a C3-symmetric triphenolate amine ligand efficiently catalyzes sulfoxidation reactions at room temperature without previous activation using aqueous hydrogen peroxide as oxidant.

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Key Words

Sulfoxides, Hydrogen Peroxide

ID: J54-Y2007-0050