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Subject - Organic Chemistry

Epoxides are also called oxiranes. They are generated by epoxidation of alkenes with peracids (Prilezhaev reaction), for example.

Fig.1
Epoxidation with peracids

Literature

: Prilezhaev Reaction. In: Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents. WangWang (Hrsg.). John Wiley and Sons10.1002/9780470638859.conrr513

Recommended Learning Units

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