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Synthetic Route to Chiral Tetrahydroquinoxalines via Ring-Opening of Activated Aziridines

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posted on 2011-11-18, 00:00 authored by Manas K. Ghorai, Ashis K. Sahoo, Sarvesh Kumar
A highly regio- and stereoselective route for the synthesis of racemic and nonracemic tetrahydroquinoxalines via the SN2-type ring-opening of activated aziridines with 2-bromoanilines followed by the Pd-catalyzed intramolecular CN bond formation is described.