Fawcett, John and Griffith, Gerry A and Percy, Jonathan and Uneyama, Emi (2004) Unexpectedly selective formation and reactions of epoxycyclooctenones under microwave-mediated conditions. Organic Letters, 6 (8). pp. 1277-1280. ISSN 1523-7060Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Topologically mobile difluorinated cyclooctenones undergo rapid, high-yielding, and completely stereoselective epoxidations with methyl-(trifluoromethyl)dioxirane. The epoxides resist conventional hydrolysis but react smoothly in basic media under microwave irradiation to afford unique hemiacetals and hemiaminals in good yield.
|Keywords:||difluorinated cyclooctenones, stereoselective epoxidations, methyl(trifluoromethyl)dioxirane, hydrolysis, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry|
|Subjects:||Science > Chemistry|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||04 Apr 2012 15:30|
|Last modified:||05 May 2016 00:22|