‘Dark’ Singlet Oxygen Made Easy

Mohamed Elsherbini, Rudolf K. Allemann, Thomas Wirth

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An operationally simple continuous flow generator of ‘dark’ singlet oxygen has been developed. The singlet oxygen was efficiently reacted with several chemical traps to give the corresponding oxygenated products in high yields. The developed ‘dark’ singlet oxygen generator has been successfully applied in the synthesis of the antimalarial drug artemisinin.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12486-12490
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number54
Early online date2 Aug 2019
Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2019
Externally publishedYes


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