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A chiral iron-sexipyridine complex as a catalyst for alkene epoxidation with hydrogen peroxide

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Abstract

A chiral iron-sexipyridine complex–hydrogen peroxide mixture is a highly efficient catalytic system for styrene epoxidation with excellent reactivity (3 min, 95% yield) and chemoselectivity (98%).

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The article was received on 12 Mar 2008, accepted on 22 May 2008 and first published on 02 Jul 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B804281K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008, 3801-3803
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    A chiral iron-sexipyridine complex as a catalyst for alkene epoxidation with hydrogen peroxide

    H. Yeung, K. Sham, C. Tsang, T. Lau and H. Kwong, Chem. Commun., 2008, 3801
    DOI: 10.1039/B804281K

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