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.
|Title of host publication
|Comprehensive Organic Synthesis
|Paul Knochel, Gary A. Molander
|Elsevier Ireland Ltd
|Number of pages
|Published - Feb 2014
|Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering