W. Tan, B. X. Zhao, L. Sha, P. F. Jiao and M. S. Wan, “Microwave-Assisted Ring Opening of Epoxides in Solvent-Free Conditions,” Synthetic Communication, Vol. 36, No. 10, 2006, pp. 1353-1359.
 U. Das, B. Crousse, V. Kesavan, D. B. Delpon and J. P. Begue, “Facile Ring Opening of Oxiranes with Aromatic Amines in Fluoro Alcohols,” Journal of Organic Chem istry, Vol. 65, No. 20, 2000, pp. 6749-6751. doi:10.1021/jo000031c
 F. Chemla and F. Ferreira, “Alkynyl-Oxiranes and Aziridines: Synthesis and Ring Opening Reactions with Carbon Nucleophiles,” Current Organic Chemistry, Vol. 6, No. 6, 2002, pp. 539-570.
 J. M. Chong and K. B. Sharpless, “Nucleophilic Opening of 2,3-Epoxy Acids and Amides Mediated by Titanium Isopropoxide. Highly Enhanced C-3 Selectivity,” Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 50, No. 9, 1985, pp. 1560-1563. doi:10.1021/jo00209a048
 M. Chini, P. Crotti, E. Giovani, F. Macchia and M. Pine schi, “Stereo and Regioselective Metal Salt-Promoted Ring Opening of 1,2-Epoxides with Thiols in Acetoni trile,” Synlett, Vol. 4, 1992, pp. 303-305. doi:10.1055/s-1992-21348
 A. Robin, F. Brown, N. B. Rosa, B. Wu, E. Beitz, J. F. J. Kun and S. L. Flitsch, “Microwave-Assiated Ring Opening of Epoxides: A General Route to the Synthesis of 1-Aminopropan-2-ols with Anti Malaria Parasite Activi ties,” Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Vol. 50, No. 17, 2007, pp. 4243-4249.
 A. Pujala, S. Rana and A. K. Chakraboti, “Zinc Tetra fluoroborate Hydrate as a Mild Catalyst for Epoxide Ring Opening with Amines: Scope and Limitations of Metal Tetrafluoroborates and Application in the Synthesis of Antihypertensive Drugs (RS)/(R)/(S)-Metoprolols,” Jour nal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 76, No. 21, 2011, pp. 8768-8780. doi:10.1021/jo201473f
 G. Casiraghi, F. Zanardi, G. Rassu and P. Spanu, “Stereoselective Approaches to Bioactive Carbohydrates and Alkaloids-With a Focus on Recent Synthesis Drawing from the Chiral Pool,” Chemical Review, Vol. 95, No. 6, 1995, pp. 1677-1716.
 A. Biswas, K. B. Sharma, M. K. Doll, Z. S. Erhan, L. J. Willett and J. Agric, “Synthesis of an Amine-Oleate De rivative Using an Ionic Liquid Catalyst,” Journal of Ag ricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 57, No. 18, 2009, pp. 8136-8141. doi:10.1021/jf901401s
 R. Kamboj, A. Bhadani and S. Singh, “Synthesis of β-Amino Alcohols from Terminal Epoxy Fatty Acid Methyl Ester,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Re search, Vol. 50, No. 13, 2011, pp. 8379-8388. doi:10.1021/ie2005077
 F. D. Gunstone, “Fatty Acids, Part-II. The Nature of the Oxygenated Acid Present in Vernonia anthelmintica (Wild.) Seed Oil,” Journal of Chemical Society, No. 13, 1954, pp. 1611-1616.