Iron-catalyzed epoxidation of aromatic olefins and 1,3-dienes

Kristin Schröder, Stephan Enthaler, Benoît Join, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

The combination of iron(III) chloride, pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid and formamidine ligands allows for the epoxidation of styrenes and conjugated dienes in excellent chemoselectivity and yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1771-1778
Number of pages8
JournalAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis
Volume352
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 5 Jul 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Epoxidation
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Iron
  • Mechanistic studies
  • Olefins

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