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Molecules 2001, 6(12), 996-1000; doi:10.3390/61200996
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Bi(TFA)3 and Bi(OTf)3 Catalyzed Conversions of Epoxides to Thiiranes with Ammonium Thiocyanate and Thiourea under Non-Aqueous Conditions

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Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University, Isfahan 81744, Iran
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Received: 30 July 2001 / Revised: 10 October 2001 / Accepted: 23 October 2001 / Published: 30 November 2001
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Abstract

Various epoxides are converted to their corresponding thiiranes in excellent yields with ammonium thiocyanate and thiourea under non-aqueous conditions in the presence of catalytic amounts of Bi(TFA)3 and Bi(OTf)3.
Keywords: Bi (III) salts; Epoxides; Lewis acids; Thiiranes Bi (III) salts; Epoxides; Lewis acids; Thiiranes
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Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Khosropour, A.R. Bi(TFA)3 and Bi(OTf)3 Catalyzed Conversions of Epoxides to Thiiranes with Ammonium Thiocyanate and Thiourea under Non-Aqueous Conditions. Molecules 2001, 6, 996-1000.

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