Peroxide Chemistry: Mechanistic and Preparative Aspects of Oxygen Transfer

Peroxide Chemistry: Mechanistic and Preparative Aspects of Oxygen Transfer

Editor(s): Waldemar Adam

Published Online: 30 JUN 2005

Print ISBN: 9783527271504

Online ISBN: 9783527600397

DOI: 10.1002/3527600396

About this Book

This collection of thirty articles on research projects in all areas of peroxide chemistry, i. e. analytical, biochemical, inorganic, organic, organometallic, physical, spectroscopic, and theoretical facets, are the result of a multidisciplinary research program funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). The emphasis was to lie on the development of environmentally acceptable, selective (chemo-, regio-, diastereo- and enantioselectivity) oxidations. One chapter focuses on industrial applications which have to meet both economical and ecological demands to remain competitive in the future. Latest results on the consequences of lipid peroxidation in age-dependent diseases, which range from Alzheimer and Parkinson disorders to diabetes, rheumatic arthritis, atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases are also presented.

Table of contents

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  1. Part A: Historical Mementos

  2. Part B: Oxidation with Organic Peroxides

    1. Chapter 3

      Preparative Use of Peroxidic Oxidants for Oxygen-Transfer Reactions (pages 78–112)

      Waldemar Adam, Hans-Georg Degen, Aurelia Pastor, Chantu R. Saha-Möller, Simon B. Schambony and Cong-Gui Zhao

    2. Chapter 6

      Carbonyl O-Oxides and Dioxiranes – From Laboratory Curiosities to Useful Reagents (pages 139–156)

      K. Block, W. Kappert, A. Kirschfeld, S. Muthusamy, K. Schroeder, W. Sander, E. Kraka, C. Sosa and D. Cremer

  3. Part C: Enzymatic and Biomimetic Oxidations

    1. Chapter 1

      Age and Age-Dependent Diseases, a Consequence of Lipid Peroxidation (pages 177–208)

      Gerhard Spiteller, Dieter Spiteller, Wolfgang Jira, Uwe Kießling, Angela Dudda, Michael Weisser, Stefan Hecht and Caroline Schwarz

    2. Chapter 3

      Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Oxyfunctionalization of Catechol and Flavonol Derivatives (pages 232–248)

      Florian Schweppe, Holger Sirges, Matthias Pascaly, Mark Duda, Çetin Nazikkol, Werner Steinforth and Bernt Krebs

  4. Part D: Metal-Catalyzed Selective Oxidations

    1. Chapter 9

      Transition-Metal Alkoxide-Catalyzed Oxidation of Phenols, Alcohols, and Amines with tert.-Butyl hydroperoxide (pages 469–493)

      Horst Adam, Karameli Khanbabaee, Karsten Krohn, Jochen Küpke, Hagen Rieger, Klaus Steingröver and Ingeborg Vinke

    2. Chapter 11

      Chiral Pentacoordinated Manganese Complexes As Biomimetic Catalysts for Asymmetric Epoxidations with Hydrogen Peroxide (pages 511–525)

      Albrecht Berkessel, Thomas Schwenkreis, Matthias Frauen-Kron, Adrian Steinmetz, Norbert Schätz and Jochen Prox

  5. Part E: Spectroscopy – Theory

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