Microencapsulation of osmium tetroxide in polyurea

Steven V. Ley*, Chandrashekar Ramarao, Ai-Lan Lee, Niels Østergaard, Stephen C. Smith, Ian M. Shirley

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(Matrix presented) Osmium tetroxide has been microencapsulated in a polyurea matrix using an in situ interfacial polymerization approach. These microcapsules have been effectively used as recoverable and reusable catalysts in the dihydroxylation of olefins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-187
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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