Asymmetric Sulfoxidation

 

Asymmetric sulfoxidation reactions of imidazole based prochiral sulphides can be efficiently performed using a titanium tartate-based catalyst (see below).

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See Reaction

M. Seenivasaperumal, H.-J. Federsel and K. J. Szabó, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2009, 351, 903–919.