Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Treatment of N,N-dibenzylaminocyclohex-2-ene with mCPBA in the presence of CCl3CO2H gives 1,2-anti-2,3-syn-1-trichloroacetoxy-2-hydroxy-3-N,N-dibenzylaminocyclohexane with high diastereoselectivity; this methodology has been used to facilitate the metal-free stereoselective syntheses of all the diastereoisomers of 3-dibenzylamino-1,2-dihydroxycyclohexane.

Original publication




Journal article


Chem Commun (Camb)

Publication Date



4536 - 4538