Selective oxidation with t-butyl hydroperoxide and aluminium reagents

Kazuhiko Takai, Koichiro Oshima, Hitosi Nozaki

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Stereoselective epoxidation of allylic alcohols is achieved with organoaluminium peroxides. Transformation of secondary alcohols to ketones with same reagents is also disclosed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1657-1660
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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