Enantioselective Epoxidation of 2,2-Dimethylchromenes Using Achiral Mn-Salen Complex as a Catalyst in the Presence of Chiral Amine

Takashi Hashihayata, Yoshio Ito, Tsutomu Katsuki

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Abstract

Epoxidation of 2,2-dimethylchromene derivatives using achiral (salen)manganese(III) complexes as catalysts in the presence of (-)-sparteine was found to proceed enantioselectively (up to 73% ee).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1079-1081
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Volume1996
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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  • Organic Chemistry

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