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Stereochemical Studies of the Opening of Chloro Vinyl Epoxides: Cyclic Chloronium Ions as Intermediates

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posted on 2015-04-17, 00:00 authored by Andrej Shemet, David Sarlah, Erick M. Carreira
A systematic study of the opening of a collection of chlorinated vinyl epoxides is reported, which includes experiments that implicate both five- and four-membered chloronium ions as plausible intermediates in this type of epoxide opening reaction.