The Growing Impact of Titanocene(III)-Mediated Radical Epoxide Opening on the Synthesis of Natural Products

Author(s): J. M. Cuerva, J. Justicia, J. L. Oller-Lopez, B. Bazdi, J. E. Oltra

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 1 , 2006

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This review describes recent developments in the homolytic ring opening of epoxides mediated and catalysed by titanocene(III) complexes, with special emphasis on their applications for the synthesis of natural products.

Keywords: Epoxides, titanocene, free radicals, synthetic methods, natural products

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Year: 2006
Page: [23 - 35]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/157019306775474158

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