Chapter 3.3. Green Enantiomeric Separations by Inclusion Complexation

  1. Professor Dr. Carlos A. M. Afonso2 and
  2. Professor Dr. João G. Crespo3
  1. Fumio Toda

Published Online: 9 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606602.ch3c

Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications

Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Toda, F. (2005) Green Enantiomeric Separations by Inclusion Complexation, in Green Separation Processes: Fundamentals and Applications (eds C. A. M. Afonso and J. G. Crespo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606602.ch3c

Editor Information

  1. 2

    CQFM, Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal

  2. 3

    REQUIMTE/CQFB, Department of Chemistry, FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Campus da Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Okayama University of Science, Faculty of Science, Ridaicho 1-1, Okayama 700-0005, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309856

Online ISBN: 9783527606603



  • green enantiomeric separations;
  • inclusion complexation;
  • enantiomeric separations;
  • obtaining optically active compounds;
  • enantiomeric separation without using a chiral source


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Enantiomeric Separations

    • Enantiomeric Separation of Hydrocarbons and Their Halogeno Derivatives

    • Amines, Amine N-Oxides, Oximes, and Amino Acid Esters

    • Alcohols and Cyanohydrins

    • Epoxides and Oxaziridines

    • Ketones, Esters, Lactones and Lactams

    • Sulfoxides, Sulfinates, Sulfoximines, Phosphinates and Phosphine Oxides

  • Green One-Pot Preparative Process for Obtaining Optically Active Compounds by a Combination of Solid-state Reaction and Enantiomeric Separation in a Water Suspension Medium

  • Enantiomeric Separation by Inclusion Complexation in Suspension Media and by Fractional Distillation

  • Enantiomeric Separation Without Using a Chiral Source

    • Enantiomeric Separation of rac-7-Bromo-1,4,8-triphenyl-2,3-benzo[3.3.0]octa-2,4,7-trien-6-one

    • Enantiomeric Separation by Complexation with Achiral 2,3,6,7,10,11-Hexahydroxy-triphenylene

    • Enantiomeric Separation of 2,2'-Dihydroxy-1,1'-binaphthyl by Complexation with Racemic or Achiral Ammonium Salts

  • Conclusions and Perspectives