Sulfur: Organic Polysulfanes
Published Online: 15 DEC 2011
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Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
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Steudel, R. 2011. Sulfur: Organic Polysulfanes. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .
- Published Online: 15 DEC 2011
The chemistry of organic polysulfanes (or polysulfides) is thoroughly and critically reviewed. The synthesis of chain-like and cyclic polysulfanes with alkyl and aryl substituents as well as their analysis, molecular structures, reactions with nucleophiles, natural occurrence and potential applications are described.