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Molecules 2016, 21(3), 352;

Azidation in the Difunctionalization of Olefins

State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Xue Yuan Rd. 38, Beijing 100191, China
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Academic Editor: Klaus Banert
Received: 13 November 2015 / Revised: 12 February 2016 / Accepted: 9 March 2016 / Published: 16 March 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Organic Azides)


Organic azides are key motifs in compounds of relevance to chemical biology, medicinal chemistry and materials science. In addition, they also serve as useful building blocks due to their remarkable reactivity. Therefore, the development of efficient protocols to synthesize these compounds is of great significance. This paper reviews the major applications and development of azidation in difunctionalization of olefins using azide reagents. View Full-Text
Keywords: azides; difunctionalization; olefins azides; difunctionalization; olefins

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Wu, K.; Liang, Y.; Jiao, N. Azidation in the Difunctionalization of Olefins. Molecules 2016, 21, 352.

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