Diastereoselective epoxidation of camphor N-enoylpyrazolidinones

Chai Ling Fan, Gondi Sudershan Reddy, Kwunmin Chen*

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Reaction of camphor N-enoylpyrazolidinones (1a-j) with various oxidants, in particular UHP/TFAA afford chiral epoxides with a wide range of stereoselectivities (up to > 90% de).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1047-1051
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • Asymmetric
  • Camphor
  • Chiral auxiliary
  • Diastereoselectivity
  • Epoxide
  • Lewis acid
  • Mechanism
  • Stereoinduction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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