Asymmetric Epoxidation of Electron-Deficient Olefins

Author(s): David Diez, Marta G. Nunez, Ana B. Anton, P. Garcia, R. .F. Moro, N. M. Garrido, Isidro S. Marcos, P. Basabe, Julio G. Urones.

Journal Name: Current Organic Synthesis

Volume 5 , Issue 3 , 2008

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Abstract:

This paper focuses on the latest developments in asymmetric epoxidation of electron-deficient olefins since the review by Porter and Skidmore on chiral ligand-metal peroxide systems, polyamino acid catalysed and organocatalysed epoxidations. Particular attention has been paid to the most recent advances using chiral pyrrolidines as organocatalysts.

Keywords: Asymmetric epoxidation, electron deficient olefins, organocatalysis, dioxiranes, chiral ligand, –, metal peroxide systems, Juliá Colonna epoxidation

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2008
Page: [186 - 216]
Pages: 31
DOI: 10.2174/157017908785133429
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