Stereoselective alkane hydroxylations by metal salts and m-chloroperbenzoic acid

Wonwoo Nam, Ju Yeon Ryu, Inwoo Kim, Cheal Kim

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Simple metal (M=Mn, Fe, Co) perchlorates associated with m-chloroperbenzoic acid are able to conduct stereoselective alkane hydroxylations via a mechanism involving metal-based oxidants; the catalytic activity of the metal salts is in the order of Co(ClO4)2>Mn(ClO4)2>Fe (ClO4)2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5487-5490
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number31
StatePublished - 29 Jul 2002

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Korea Research Foundation (DP0270).


  • Alkane hydroxylation
  • Biomimetic
  • Catalysis
  • m-chloroperbenzoic acid
  • Metal perchlorate
  • Monooxygenases


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