In the enolate oxidation of the cyclopentaenone below with either camphor enantiomer the trans isomer is obtained because access for the hydroxyl group in the cis position is limited. The use of the standard oxaziridine did not result in an acyloin.
WIPO ASSIGNS PATENT TO SONY FOR "A DYE COMPRISING A CHROMOPHORE TO WHICH AN ACYLOIN GROUP IS ATTACHED" (GERMAN INVENTORS)
Oct 07, 2010; GENEVA, Oct. 8 -- Publication No. WO/2010/049042 was published on May 06. Title of the invention: "A DYE COMPRISING A CHROMOPHORE...