Synthesis of epoxides from aldehydes and tosylhydrazone salts catalysed by triphenylarsine: complete trans selectivity for all combinations of coupling partners

VK Aggarwal*, Mamta Patel, John Studley

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Abstract

Triphenylarsine catalyses the formation of epoxides from carbonyl compounds and tosylhydrazone salts. This convergent synthesis gives complete trans selectivity for all aldehyde and tosylhydrazone salt coupling partners.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1514-1515
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • ARSONIUM YLIDES

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