Facile epoxidation of α, β-unsaturated ketones with urea-2, 2- dihydroperoxypropane as a new oxidant
Journal article, 2016

Various aromatic α, β-unsaturated ketones were successfully transformed into their corresponding epoxides using urea-2,2-dihydroperoxypropane as the oxygen source for the first time. The reactions were carried out under mild alkaline conditions at room temperature in high yields and short reaction times.

Epoxidation Gem-dihydroperoxide Urea-2

2-dihydroperoxypropane α

β-unsaturated ketones Epoxide

Author

Kaveh Khosravi

Arak University

Shirin Naserifar

Chalmers, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Chemical Reaction Engineering

Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society

1735-207X (ISSN)

Subject Categories

Organic Chemistry

DOI

10.1007/s13738-016-0980-1

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