CC BY ND NC 4.0 · SynOpen 2017; 01(01): 0015-0023
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588809
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A Mild and Efficient Method for the Syntheses and Regioselective Ring-Opening of Aziridines

Nirnita Chakraborty Ghosala, Sachinta Mahatoa, Rana Chatterjeea, Sougata Santrab, Grigory V. Zyryanovb, c, Adinath Majee*a
  • aDepartment of Chemistry, Visva-Bharati (A Central University), Santiniketan 731235, India
  • bDepartment of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, Chemical Engineering Institute, Ural Federal University, 19 Mira Str., 620002 Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation
  • cInstitute of Organic Synthesis, Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 22 S. Kovalevskoy Str., 620219 Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation   Email:
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Received: 02 March 2017

Accepted after revision: 09 April 2017

Publication Date:
25 April 2017 (online)


We have developed a new synthetic method for the synthesis of aziridines using Chloramine-T as an effective reagent in the presence of NH2OH·HCl and NaIO4. We found that the same combination of NH2OH·HCl and NaIO4 is also very effective for nucleophilic ring opening of aziridines.