13.6 Ring Opening of Epoxides

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Ring Opening of Epoxides with Strong Nucleophiles

Nucleophile attacks the less substituted side

ring opening of epoxides strong nucleophile

Acid-Catalyzed Ring Opening of Epoxides

Nucleophile prefers 3° > 1° > 2°

acid catalyzed ring opening of epoxides