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Molecules 2013, 18(8), 9650-9662; doi:10.3390/molecules18089650
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Ring Expansion of Vinylaziridines through the Strain-Release Pericyclic Reaction: Recent Developments and Applications

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Received: 23 July 2013 / Revised: 1 August 2013 / Accepted: 7 August 2013 / Published: 12 August 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioorthogonal Chemistry)
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Abstract

Recent syntheses of azetidines, pyrrolidines, piperidines and azepines through cycloaddition or sigmatropic rearrangements of vinylaziridines are described. Applications to natural product synthesis and mechanistic investigations are also summarized.
Keywords: vinylaziridines; cycloaddition; rearrangement; ring expansion vinylaziridines; cycloaddition; rearrangement; ring expansion
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Heo, Y.M.; Paek, S.-M. Ring Expansion of Vinylaziridines through the Strain-Release Pericyclic Reaction: Recent Developments and Applications. Molecules 2013, 18, 9650-9662.

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