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Remarkable axial ligand effect on regioselectivity towards terminal alkenes in epoxidation of dienes by a robust manganese porphyrin
- Lai, Tat-Shing, Lee, Stephen K. S., Yeung, Lam-Lung, Liu, Hai-Yang, Williams, Ian D., Chang, Chi K.
- Chemical communications 2003 no.5 pp. 620-621
- alkenes, catalysts, chemical bonding, epoxidation reactions, ligands, manganese, porphyrins, regioselectivity
- With a highly encumbered manganese porphyrin as catalyst, significant improvements in regioselectivity towards less substituted C–C double bond in diene epoxidation were attained by simply adding organic bases as axial ligand.