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Reaction Mechanism: Epoxide and Alcohol

Question: What is the mechanism for the following reaction? Please indicate the stereochemistry and electron transfer mechanism? Also, what kind of compound is the initial reactant and the final product? (Is it an epoxide?)

Please see the attached file for the compound diagrams.


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