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Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of Sulfenamides Utilizing Diaryl Disulfides with Alkyl Amines

Nobukazu Taniguchi*

*Department of Chemistry, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan, Email:

N. Taniguchi, Synlett, 2007, 1917-1920.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-984539


The copper-catalyzed coupling of diaryl disulfides with alkyl amines affords various sulfenamides in good yields. Furthermore, both aryl groups of the disulfide reacted effectively.

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Key Words

sulfenamides, copper catalyst, diaryl disulfides, alkyl­amines

ID: J60-Y2007-2430