Salan-Vanadium Catalyzed Enantioselective Desymmetrization of meso-Epoxides with Aromatic Thiols

Author(s): Jiangtao Sun, Weijin Gu, Yijun Huang, Xu Pan, Chengjian Zhu.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 6 , Issue 4 , 2009

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Abstract:

The first example of salan-vanadium catalyzed enantioselective ring-opening of meso-epoxides has been reported, which furnished β-hydroxy sulfides in good yields and moderate enantioselectivities.

Keywords: Vanadium, Ring-opening, Thiols, Epoxides, Enantioselectivity, Asymmetric catalysis

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VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2009
Page: [329 - 331]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157017809788489990
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