Styrene is readily converted to 2-phenylaziridine by salen manganese(v) nitrido complexes in the presence of Brønsted or Lewis acids such as F3CCO2H or BF3, the crystal structure of a chiral manganese nitrido complex that can perform asymmetric alkene aziridination has been determined.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions|
|Publication status||Published - 7 Aug 1999|
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