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Deoxygenation of Sulfoxide and Aza-aromatic N-Oxide Using a Protocol of Indium and Acyl Chloride

Eun Soo Park, Seung Hwan Lee, Ji Hee Lee, Hak June Rhee, Cheol Min Yoon*

*Department of Advanced Material Chemistry, Korea University, Jochiwon, 339-800 Choongnam, South Korea, Email:

E. S. Park, S. Hwan, Lee, J. H. Lee, H. J. Rhee, C. M. Yoon, Synthesis, 2005, 3499-3501.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-918492


Sulfoxides and aza-aromatic N-oxides were deoxygenated using a system of indium and pivaloyl chloride at room temperature to give the corresponding sulfides and aza-aromatics in high yields.

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Key Words

deoxygenation (sulfoxides, aza-aromatic N-oxides), indium, sulfides

ID: J66-Y2005-2190