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The effect of the primary structure of the polypeptide catalyst on the enantioselectivity of the Juliá–Colonna asymmetric epoxidation of enones

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Abstract

Epoxidation of chalcone (1), using basic hydrogen peroxide, catalysed by polypeptides with defined primary structures demonstrates that the residues in the chain near to the N-terminus determine the stereochemical outcome of the reaction.

Graphical abstract: The effect of the primary structure of the polypeptide catalyst on the enantioselectivity of the Juliá–Colonna asymmetric epoxidation of enones

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The article was received on 10 May 2001, accepted on 13 Jul 2001 and first published on 01 Aug 2001


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B104123C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2001,0, 1616-1617
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    The effect of the primary structure of the polypeptide catalyst on the enantioselectivity of the Juliá–Colonna asymmetric epoxidation of enones

    P. A. Bentley, R. W. Flood, S. M. Roberts, J. Skidmore, C. B. Smith and J. A. Smith, Chem. Commun., 2001, 0, 1616
    DOI: 10.1039/B104123C

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