Vanadium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Epoxidation of Homoallylic Alcohols
Wei Zhang and Hisashi Yamamoto*
*Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, 5735 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637, Email: yamamotouchicago.edu
W. Zhang, H. Yamamoto, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 286-287.
Chiral bishydroxamic acid ligands provided good yields and high enantioselectivities in the vanadium-catalyzed asymmetric epoxidation of homoallylic alcohols.
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Enantioselective Epoxidation of Allylic Alcohols by a Chiral Complex of Vanadium: An Effective Controller System and a Rational Mechanistic Model
W. Zhang, A. Basak, Y. Kosugi, Y. Hoshino, H. Yamamoto, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 4389-4391.
asymmetric catalysis, chirality, epoxidation, ligand design, vanadium, cumene hydroperoxide