Primary Alkyl Bromides from Dimethylthiocarbamates
Meghan F. Moynihan, Joseph W. Tucker, Christopher J. Abelt*
*Department of Chemistry, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, USA, Email: cjabelwm.edu
M. F. Moynihan, J. W. Tucker, C. J. Abelt, Synthesis, 2008, 3565-3568.
A bromide Vilsmeier reagent promotes the conversion of primary alkyl dimethylthiocarbamates into alkyl bromides in high yields in the presence of other non-acid sensitive and non-nucleophilic functional groups.
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