13. The chemistry of thioethers; differences and analogies with ethers

  1. Saul Patai
  1. L. Brandsma and
  2. J. F. Arens

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771075.ch13

The Ether Linkage (1967)

The Ether Linkage (1967)

How to Cite

Brandsma, L. and Arens, J. F. (1967) The chemistry of thioethers; differences and analogies with ethers, in The Ether Linkage (1967) (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771075.ch13

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. University of Utrecht, Holland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470669358

Online ISBN: 9780470771075



  • organic chemistry;
  • chemical behavior;
  • arylthio groups;
  • carbon;
  • hydrogen atoms


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reactions Involving Carbanions Derived from Thioethers

  • Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Additions to the Unsaturated System of Alkenyl and Alkynyl Thioethers

  • Reductive Cleavage of Thioethers

  • Cleavage of Thioethers by Nucleophilic Substitution at Sulfur and at Carbon

  • Reactions of Halo and Hydroxy Thioethers

  • Miscellaneous Reactions of Thioethers

  • References