Highly Enantioselective Epoxidation of 2,2-Dimethylchromenes

Akira Hatayama, Naoki Hosoya, Ryo Irie, Yoshio Ito, Tsutomu Katsuki

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A newly synthesized chiral [bis(salicylidene)ethylenediamine]manganese(III) complex 2a was found to catalyze the epoxidation of 2,2-dimethylchromenes 15-17 with high enantioselectivity (86-92% ee).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)407-409
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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