Chapter 5.5. Sulfur-Centered Radicals

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. Michèle P. Bertrand and
  2. Carla Ferreri

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch49

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Bertrand, M. P. and Ferreri, C. (2001) Sulfur-Centered Radicals, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch49

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universite de Fribourg, Institut de Chimie Organique, Pérolles, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301607

Online ISBN: 9783527618293



  • sulfur-centered radicals;
  • hydrogen donors;
  • sulfur-hydrogen bond;
  • trialkylsilanes;
  • phenylselenotosylate


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Thiols as Reducing Agents

  • Addition to π Bonds

  • Processes Involving Addition and (or) Fragmentation Reactions

  • Homolytic Substitution at Carbon: SH2 and SH2′