Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles for Catalytic Synthesis of 2-Substituted Alcohols from Regioselective Ring Opening of Epoxides in Water

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Shiraz University


Epoxides undergo regioselective ring opening with various nucleophiles using catalytic amount of nano magnesium oxide and water as solvent under mild reaction conditions. The remarkable features of this method are improved yields, high regioselectivity, and green chemistry agreement.