Displacement with sulfur will occur with inversion and

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Unformatted text preview: reochemistry shows only which diastereoisomer we have. Attack by the amine nucleophile at either end of the epoxide (the two ends are the same) must take place from underneath for inversion to occur. The product is a single diastereoisomer but cannot, of course, be a single enantiomer so it doesn’t matter which enantiomer you have drawn. The stereochemistry o...
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