Unexpected ring-opening reaction of aziridine with acetic anhydride in DMF

Tianning Diao, Xiaoyu Sun, Renhua Fan, Jie Wu

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Abstract

Ring-opening reactions of aziridines with acetic anhydride in DMF afforded the unexpected β-amino formate in moderate to good yields. The possible mechanism is also proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)604-605
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 5 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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