Methyltrioxorhenium supported on silica tethered with polyethers as catalyst for the epoxidation of alkenes with hydrogen peroxide

Ronny Neumann, Tie Jun Wang

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Methyltrioxorhenium has been supported on silica functionalized with polyether tethers; in the absence of an organic solvent, this catalytic assembly catalysed the epoxidation of alkenes with 30% aqueous H2O2 in high selectivity compared to the ring opening products observed in homogeneous media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1915-1916
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1997


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