Inversion of product selectivity in an enzyme-inspired metallosupramolecular tweezer catalyzed epoxidation reaction

Pirmin A. Ulmann, Adam B. Braunschweig, One Sun Lee, Michael J. Wiester, George C. Schatz, Chad A. Mirkin

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This study describes a heteroligated, hemilabile PtII-P,S tweezer coordination complex that combines a chiral Jacobsen-Katsuki Mn III-salen epoxidation catalyst with an amidopyridine receptor, which leads to an inversion of the major epoxide product compared to catalysts without a recognition group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5121-5123
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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