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

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Unexpected ring-opening reaction of aziridine with acetic anhydride in DMF. / Diao, Tianning; Sun, Xiaoyu; Fan, Renhua; Wu, Jie.

In: Chemistry Letters, Vol. 36, No. 5, 05.05.2007, p. 604-605.

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Diao, Tianning ; Sun, Xiaoyu ; Fan, Renhua ; Wu, Jie. / Unexpected ring-opening reaction of aziridine with acetic anhydride in DMF. In: Chemistry Letters. 2007 ; Vol. 36, No. 5. pp. 604-605.
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