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An Economical and Convenient Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfones

Zheng-Hui Guan, Wei Zuo, Lian-Biao Zhao, Zhi-Hui Ren, Yong-Min Liang*

*State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, P. R. of China, Email:

Z.-H. Guan, W. Zuo, L.-B. Zhao, Z.-H. Ren, Y.-M. Liang, Synthesis, 2007, 1465-1470.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-966039


An efficient synthesis of vinyl sulfones with commercially available sulfinic acid sodium salts and dibromides gave various phenyl and methyl vinyl sulfones in good yields, in the absence of any catalyst.

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Key Words

vinyl sulfones, sulfinic acid sodium salts, dibromides, synthesis

ID: J66-Y2007-1550