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|
|Editors||Paul Knochel, Gary A. Molander|
|Publisher||Elsevier Ireland Ltd|
|Number of pages||44|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2014|
|Name||Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering|