Readily available arabinose-derived 4-uloses, containing a tunable butane-2,3-diacetal as the steric sensor, displayed increasing enantioselectivity (up to 93% ee) with the size of the acetal alkyl group in catalytic asymmetric epoxidation of trans-disubstituted and trisubstituted alkenes.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2003 Dec 15|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry