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A New Application of Hypervalent Iodine (λ5) Reagents with Organosulfonic Acids for Direct α-Organosulfonyloxylation Carbonyl Compounds

Ulhas S. Mahajan, Krishnacharya G. Akamanchi*

*Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai 400 019, India, Email:

U. S. Mahajan, K. G. Akamanchi, Synlett, 2008, 987-990.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1072508


Dess-Martin periodine in combination with organosulfonic acids reacted with ketones and dicarbonyl compounds under reflux temperature in acetonitrile to give α-organosulfonyloxylated compounds in good yields.

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Key Words

hypervalent iodine reagents, Dess-Martin periodinane, carbonyl compounds, organosulfonic acids, α-organosulfonyl­oxylation

ID: J60-Y2008-1000