Elemental Sulfur/Alkali Metal Hydroxide/Dimethyl Sulfoxide—A New “Reagent” for Preparing Organic Sulfur compounds

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  • Dr. Andrzej Jończyk

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    1. Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Technical University (Politechnika), Koszykowa 75, PL-00-662 Warszawa (Poland)
    • Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Technical University (Politechnika), Koszykowa 75, PL-00-662 Warszawa (Poland)
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  • Reactions of Organic Anions, Part 93. This work was supported by the Polish Academy of Sciences.—Part 93: A. Jończyk, A. Kwast, M. Makosza, Tetrahedron Lett., 1979, 541.

Abstract

The introduction of the alkylthio group into oraganic compounds previously involved several reaction steps or reagents with RS groups. The reaction shown below proceeds in single step, and S/NaOH(or KOH)/DMSO/RS serves as “reagent”.

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