TiCl4/tert-butyl hydroperoxide: Chemioselective oxidation of secondary alcohols and suppression of sharpless epoxidation

Chun Tin Shei, Hao Lun Chien, Kuang-Sen Sung

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Abstract

Replacing Ti(Oi-Pr)4 with TiCl4 under the normal Sharpless epoxiation conditions resulted in a shut down of the epoxidation reaction. Instead, a chemioselective oxidation of secondary alcohols in the presence of primary alcohols occurred.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1021-1026
Number of pages6
JournalSynlett
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Apr 17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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