Indene Epoxidation

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M. Štekrováa,b, E. Vyskočilováa, J. Kolenab, and L. Červenýa

a Department of Organic Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, b Research Institute of Inorganic Chemistry Co., Ústí n. Labem

 

Indene epoxidation is an important step in the synthesis of indene derivatives. This review is focused on various methods of 1,2-epoxyindane preparation. A wide range of oxidation agents (such as H2O2, organic hydroperoxides, NaIO4) and of catalysts, mostly organometallics based on Mn, Ti, Co, Re can be used for indene epoxidation.

 

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