An Efficient and Practical Method for Olefin Dihydroxylation
Zhi-bin Luo*, Chen Zhao, Jimin Xie*, Hong-fei Lu*
*Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, 212013; Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang, 212003, P. R. of China, Email: luozbujs.edu.cn, zjluhf1979hotmail.com
Z.-b. Luo, C. Zhao, J. Xie, H.-f. Lu, Synthesis, 2016, 48, 3696-3700.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562783 (free Supporting Information)
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An efficient and economic procedure for the dihydroxylation of various olefin derivatives with commercial KMnO4 as the oxidant in the presence of a quaternary ammonium salt is suitable for large-scale production of cis-dihydroxy compounds, even those bearing primary and secondary alcohol groups, without overoxidation.
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