Organocatalytic aziridine synthesis using F salts

S.P. Bew, S.A. Fairhurst, David Hughes, L. Legentil, J. Liddle, P. Pesce, S. Nigudkar, M.A. Wilson

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This paper describes a unique application of the fluoronium cation (F ) as an organocatalyst for mediating the reaction between N-substituted imines and ethyl diazoacetate affording excellent yields of N-substituted aziridines. © 2009 American Chemical Society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4552-4555
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2009

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