Aziridine synthesis in the presence of catalytic amounts of pyridiniums or viologens

Zheng Xue, Arindam Mazumdar, Louisa J. Hope-Weeks, Michael F. Mayer

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Abstract

Pyridinium and viologen species were found to induce an aziridine-forming reaction from various imines and phenyldiazomethane. The reactions were generally high yielding and demonstrated cis-aziridine selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4601-4603
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume49
Issue number31
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 28 2008

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