New C2-symmetric chiral ketones for catalytic asymmetric epoxidation of unfunctionalized olefins

Choong Eui Song, Yang Hee Kim, Kyo Chul Lee, Sang Gi Lee, Byung Woo Jin

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Abstract

Using new C2-symmetric chiral ketones 4 and 6 as precursors for chiral dioxiranes generated in situ, the asymmetric epoxidation of olefins has been achieved in moderate ee.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2921-2926
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Volume8
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - 11 Sep 1997

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research was supported by a grant (1-2El4003-24-0) from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Korea. We also thank Dr Kwan Mook Kim for X-ray crystallographic structure determination.

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