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I was wondering if a three membered ring or a three membered epoxide would ever open up spontaneously when exposed to heat, or acids/bases?

I would think at some point, but will it routinely happen to a three membered epoxide?

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marked as duplicate by Klaus-Dieter Warzecha, bon, Jannis Andreska, M.A.R., Todd Minehardt Feb 21 '16 at 23:08

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