Hypervalent iodine catalyzed generation of nitrile oxides from oximes and their cycloaddition with alkenes or alkynes

Akira Yoshimura, Kyle R. Middleton, Anthony D. Todora, Brent J. Kastern, Steven R. Koski, Andrey V. Maskaev, Viktor V. Zhdankin

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Hypervalent iodine catalyzed oxidation of aldoximes using oxone as a terminal oxidant generates nitrile oxides, which react with alkenes and alkynes to give the corresponding isoxazolines and isoxazoles in moderate to good yields. This reaction involves active hypervalent iodine species formed in situ from catalytic iodoarene and oxone in the presence of hexafluoroisopropanol in aqueous methanol solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4010-4013
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2 Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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