Epoxidation and Related Processes

J. B. Sweeney, Anthony E. J. Walsh

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This chapter provides an overview of the methods by which epoxides and aziridines can be prepared via nucleophilic attack at the C. O or C. N bond. It also covers classical and contemporary methods, with an emphasis on recent advances, especially in catalytic processes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComprehensive Organic Synthesis
EditorsPaul Knochel, Gary A. Molander
PublisherElsevier Ireland Ltd
Number of pages44
ISBN (Electronic)9780080977430
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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NameReference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering

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    Sweeney, J. B., & Walsh, A. E. J. (2014). Epoxidation and Related Processes. In P. Knochel, & G. A. Molander (Eds.), Comprehensive Organic Synthesis (2 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 609-652). (Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering). Elsevier Ireland Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097742-3.00121-X