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Epoxides and Aziridines from Diazoacetates via Ylide Intermediates

Michael P. Doyle, Wenhao Hu and Daren J. Timmons

*Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 Email:

M. P. Doyle, W. Hu, D. J. Timmons, Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 933-935.

DOI: 10.1021/ol015600x

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Rhodium(II) acetate catalyzed reactions of phenyl- and styryldiazoacetates with aldehydes, ketones, or imines enable stereospecific epoxidation and aziridination via carbonyl ylide intermediates.

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ID: J54-Y2001