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Enhanced reactivity and selectivity of asymmetric oxa-Michael addition of 2′-hydroxychalcones in carbon confined spaces

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Abstract

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are employed as nanoscale reaction vessels for the asymmetric oxa-Michael addition of 2′-hydroxychalcones. A systematic comparison of the catalytic activities of chiral phosphoric acid treated ferrite nanoparticles (chiral ferrites) has been studied for the synthesis of flavanones. Higher reactivity and selectivity with switching of enantiomers were observed when these chiral ferrites are inside the CNT channel.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced reactivity and selectivity of asymmetric oxa-Michael addition of 2′-hydroxychalcones in carbon confined spaces

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The article was received on 11 Feb 2017, accepted on 10 May 2017 and first published on 11 May 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC01096F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 6029-6032
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    Enhanced reactivity and selectivity of asymmetric oxa-Michael addition of 2′-hydroxychalcones in carbon confined spaces

    M. Shaikh, K. K. Atyam, M. Sahu and K. V. S. Ranganath, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 6029
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CC01096F

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