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Room Temperature Ring-Opening Cyclization Reactions of 2-Vinylaziridines with Isocyanates, Carbodiimides, and Isothiocyanates Catalyzed by [Pd(OAc)2]/PPh3

David C. D. Butler, Gyro A. Inman and Howard Alper*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Ottawa, 10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N51, Email:

D. C. D. Butler, G. A. Inman, H. Alper, J. Org. Chem., 2000, 65, 5887-5890.

DOI: 10.1021/jo000608q (free Supporting Information)

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2-Vinylaziridines undergo cycloaddition reactions with various heterocumulenes in the presence of Pd(OAc)2 and PPh3 at room temperature to afford five-membered ring products regioselectively in good yields.

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