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A Sulfitylation-Oxidation Protocol for the Preparation of Sulfates

M. Huibers, lvaro Manuzi, Floris P. J. T. Rutjes and Floris L. van Delft*

*Institute for Molecules and Materials, Organic Chemistry, Radboud University Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Email:

M. Huibers, I. Manuzi, F. P. J. T. Rutjes, F. L. van Delft, J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 7473-7476.

DOI: 10.1021/jo060404v


A novel, high-yielding method for sulfation of alcohols proceeds via sulfite- and sulfate diester intermediates. Sulfite diesters serve as versatile sulfate monoester precursors, that allow interesting transformations.

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Key Words

Sulfitylation, Sulfates, Ruthenium, Sodium Periodate

ID: J42-Y2006-2960