Direct epoxidation of unprotected olefinic carboxylic acids using HOF-CH3CN

Shlomo Rozen*, Yifat Bareket, Sharon Dayan

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Abstract

The reaction of HOF·CH3CN complex, made directly by passing fluorine through aqueous acetonitrile, with double bond containing unprotected carboxylic acids and alcohols results in fast and almost quantitative epoxidation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-534
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume37
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 22 Jan 1996

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