The behavior of conjugated oxiranes toward nucleophiles has been rationalized by means of perturbational theory and MNDO calculations. Metal ion coordination to the oxiranic oxygen seems to be important in the regioselectivity of the 1,2-addition on α,β-epoxy esters. © 1988, American Chemical Society. All rights reserved.
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1988|