Issue 2, 2016

Synergistic catalysis: cis-cyclopropanation of benzoxazoles


In the present paper we report our latest efforts in pushing the boundaries of synergistic catalysis. We propose the use of 3 different catalytic cycles working in concert for the formation of cis cyclopropane derivatives of benzoxazoles with excellent stereoselectivities. This is the proof of concept that synergistic catalysis could be successfully used in cascade reactions.

Graphical abstract: Synergistic catalysis: cis-cyclopropanation of benzoxazoles

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22 Sep 2015
30 Oct 2015
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30 Oct 2015
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Chem. Sci., 2016,7, 984-988

Synergistic catalysis: cis-cyclopropanation of benzoxazoles

M. Meazza, M. E. Light, A. Mazzanti and R. Rios, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 984 DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03597J

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