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Catalytic Asymmetric Epoxidation of Cyclic Enones

Xingwang Wang, Corinna M. Reisinger, Benjamin List

*Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, D-45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, Email:

X. Wang, C. M. Reisinger, B. List, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 6070-6071.

DOI: 10.1021/ja801181u (free Supporting Information)

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Chiral primary amine salts catalyze highly enantioselective epoxidations of cyclic enones with hydrogen peroxide.

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The Cinchona Primary Amine-Catalyzed Asymmetric Epoxidation and Hydroperoxidation of α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds with Hydrogen Peroxide

O. Lifchits, M. Mahlau, C. M. Reisinger, A. Lee, C. Farès, I. Polyak, G. Gopakumar, W. Thiel, B. List, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 6677-6693.

Key Words

Epoxidation, Organocatalysis, Hydrogen Peroxide

ID: J48-Y2008-1160