The asymmetric epoxidation of 2-oxoindoline-3-ylidene acetaldehydes, catalyzed by diarylprolinol silyl ether, has been developed. The reaction provides oxindole derivatives possessing chiral epoxides in good yield with good diastereoselectivity and excellent enantioselectivity.
- Asymmetric reaction
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry