Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1987, 52, 2500-2507

A convenient synthesis of crown and azacrown ethers with pendant oxirane group

Martin Bělohradský, Ivan Stibor, Petr Holý and Jiří Závada

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6


Synthesis of 4,5-epoxy-2-oxa-1-pentylcrown (I) and N-(2,3-epoxy-1-propyl)azacrown ethers (II) from accessible materials is described.