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Indanols

Aldrich ChemFiles 2005, 5.4, 7.

Aldrich ChemFiles 2005, 5.4, 7.

1-[(3,5-Di-tert-butyl-2-hydroxybenzylidene)amino]-2-indanol

These chiral imine-ligands have recently been used in the vanadium-catalyzed oxidation of sulfides in conjunction with hydrogen peroxide. Optically active sulfoxides are obtained in high yields and enantioselectivities (Scheme 16).1


Scheme 16

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Materials

     

References

  1. Pellotier, B. et al. Synlett 2002, 1055.

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