It is used to produce a homologated epoxide as part of a synthetic approach to (+)-allosedamine. It is the main metabolite of styrene, catalyzed by epoxide hydrolase.
David A. Fulton, et al. Synthesis of a scalemic β-amino disulfide from (S)-phenylglycine and (R)-styrene oxide and use as a catalyst in enantioselective additions of diethylzinc to aldehydes.Tetrahedron Lett.199738(11), 2019-2022.
Christina Moberg, et al. Stereospecific Lewis acid catalyzed methanolysis of styrene oxide.Tetrahedron Lett.199233(16), 2191-2194.
Mentions de danger (UE): H227-H312-H319-H350
Combustible liquid. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause cancer.
Mentions de prudence: P260-P201-P280a-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.