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Unexpected Cleavage of 2-Azido-2-(hydroxymethyl)oxetanes: Conformation Determines Reaction Pathway?
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PMID:  20954693     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An unanticipated cleavage of 2-azido-2-(hydroxymethyl)oxetanes is reported. In attempts to oxidize the title oxetanyl alcohols to the corresponding carboxylic acids with RuO4, cleaved nitriles were formed as the sole isolable products, while a closely related tetrahydrofuran gave solely the expected carboxylic acid. Quantum chemical calculations suggest that the divergent outcomes are governed by conformational differences in the azidoalcohols.
Authors:
Elisa Farber; Jackson Herget; José A Gascón; Amy R Howell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of organic chemistry     Volume:  75     ISSN:  1520-6904     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Org. Chem.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-02-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985193R     Medline TA:  J Org Chem     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7565-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
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