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Issue 7, 2009
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Isolation of the key intermediates in the catalyst-free conversion of oxiranes to thiiranes in water at ambient temperature

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Herein we shed light on the mechanism of the reaction of epoxides with ammonium thiocyanate to give the corresponding thiiranes in water, and we present a computational mechanistic model for this highly useful reaction.

Graphical abstract: Isolation of the key intermediates in the catalyst-free conversion of oxiranes to thiiranes in water at ambient temperature

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Submitted
12 Nov 2008
Accepted
08 Jan 2009
First published
25 Feb 2009

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009,7, 1397-1403
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Isolation of the key intermediates in the catalyst-free conversion of oxiranes to thiiranes in water at ambient temperature

C. M. Kleiner, L. Horst, C. Würtele, R. Wende and P. R. Schreiner, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 1397
DOI: 10.1039/B820232J

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