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Highly Chemoselective Addition of Amines to Epoxides in Water

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posted on 2005-08-18, 00:00 authored by Najmodin Azizi, Mohammad R. Saidi
Aminolysis of a variety of epoxides by aliphatic and aromatic amines in water, in the absence of any catalyst with high yields, is reported. β-Amino alcohols were formed under mild conditions with high selectivity and in excellent yields.