Enantioselective oxidation of sulphides with chiral 4a-hydroperoxyflavin

Seiji Shinkai, Toshiro Yamaguchi, Osamu Manabe, Fumio Toda

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N(5)-Ethylated chiral flavinophane (+)-(1) acted as an asymmetric, autorecycling catalyst for mono-oxygenation of methyl aryl sulphides in the presence of excess H2O2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1399-1401
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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