Ring opening of epoxides with trimethylsilyl azide is catalysed by ytterbium triisopropoxide at room temperature in THF, giving the corresponding vicinal azide alcohols in very high yields.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 1995 Dec 1|
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- Molecular Medicine