On the timing of hydrolysis / reoxidation in the osmium-catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using potassium ferricyanide as the reoxidant

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3965-3968
Journal / PublicationTetrahedron Letters
Volume32
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 5 Aug 1991
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Hydrolysis is shown to precede reoxidation in the catalytic cycle for the asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using potassium ferricyanide as the stoichiometric reoxidant, thereby accounting for the observed absence of a non-enantioselective "second cycle.". © 1991.

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On the timing of hydrolysis / reoxidation in the osmium-catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation of olefins using potassium ferricyanide as the reoxidant. / Ogino, Yasukazu; Chen, Hou; Kwong, Hoi-Lun et al.
In: Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 32, No. 32, 05.08.1991, p. 3965-3968.

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