New Ligands Double the Scope of the Catalytic Asymmetric Dihydroxylation of Olefins

K. Barry Sharpless, Willi Amberg, Matthias Beller, Hou Chen, Jens Hartung, Yasuhiro Kawanami, Doris Lübben, Eric Manoury, Yasukazu Ogino, Tomoyuki Shibata, Tatsuzo Ukita

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Abstract

Improved ligands render terminal olefins good substrates for the osmium-catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation (ADH) process, and the amounts of chiral ligand and osmium catalyst required diminish dramatically.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4585-4588
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume56
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jul 1991
Externally publishedYes

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