Regioselective Ring Opening of Oxiranes to Halohydrins with Tetrabutylammonium Halide in Water in the Presence of β-Cyclodextrin

Author(s): K. Surendra, N. S. Krishnaveni, V. P. Kumar, Y. V.D. Nageswar, K. R. Rao.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 2 , Issue 7 , 2005

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A novel reagent tetrabutylammonium halide has been utilized for the highly regioselective ring opening of oxiranes to halohydrins at room temperature in good yields involving β-cyclodextrin in aqueous medium.

Keywords: oxiranes, halohydrins, tetrabutylammonium halides, cyclodextrin, water

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Year: 2005
Page: [652 - 658]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/157017805774296821
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