Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 498–501 | Cite as

1-(Phenylethynyl)aziridine in reactions with amines

  • D. A. Tikhomirov
  • N. M. Porchinskaya
  • A. V. Eremeev


The reaction of 1-(phenylethynyl)aziridine with a primary or secondary amine gave 2-benzylimidazoline-2 or N-aminoethyl substituted phenylacetamidine via nucleophilic attack on the aziridine ring. The mechanism of aziridine ring opening by an amine was studied.


Organic Chemistry Secondary Amine Ring Opening Nucleophilic Attack Aziridine 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Tikhomirov
    • 1
  • N. M. Porchinskaya
    • 1
  • A. V. Eremeev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Organic SynthesisAcademy of Sciences of the Latvian SSRRiga

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