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Issue 2, 2012
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Regioselectivity in the ring opening of non-activated aziridines

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Abstract

In this critical review, the ring opening of non-activated 2-substituted aziridinesvia intermediate aziridinium salts will be dealt with. Emphasis will be put on the relationship between the observed regioselectivity and inherent structural features such as the nature of the C2 aziridine substituent and the nature of the electrophile and the nucleophile. This overview should allow chemists to gain insight into the factors governing the regioselectivity in aziridinium ring openings (81 references).

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The article was received on 26 May 2011 and first published on 06 Sep 2011


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C1CS15140A
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012,41, 643-665
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    Regioselectivity in the ring opening of non-activated aziridines

    S. Stanković, M. D'hooghe, S. Catak, H. Eum, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, N. De Kimpe and H. Ha, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 643
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CS15140A

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