Sulfite-Promoted One-Pot Synthesis of Sulfides by Reaction of Aryl Disulfides with Alkyl Halides
Ri-yuan Tang, Ping Zhong*, Qiu-lian Lin
*The School of Chemistry and Material Science, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, P. R. of China, Email: zhongp0512163.com
R.-y. Tang, P. Zhong, Q.-l. Lin, Synthesis, 2007, 85-91.
Rongalite promotes a smoth, one-pot synthesis of aryl alkyl sulfides from disulfides and alkyl halides at room temperature. This protocol is metal-free, strong-base-free, and offers mild reaction conditions, operational simplicity, short reaction times and high yields of products.
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disulfides, sulfides, rongalite, electron transfer, one-pot reaction