Ytterbium triflate catalyzed ring opening of aziridines with amines

Masaki Meguro, Naoki Asao, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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    Abstract

    Ring opening of aziridines with amines takes place readily in the presence of catalytic amount of ytterbium triflate, giving the corresponding 1, 2-diamines in good to high yields.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)7395-7398
    Number of pages4
    JournalTetrahedron Letters
    Volume35
    Issue number40
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994 Oct 3

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Drug Discovery
    • Organic Chemistry

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