Solvent-Free Anti-Markovnikov Addition of Thiols to Alkenes Using Anhydrous Cerium(III) Chloride as Catalyst
Claudio C. Silveira*, Samuel R. Mendes, Francieli M. Líbero
*Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, 97105-900 Santa Maria, RS, Brazil, Email: silveiraquimica.ufsm.br
C. C. Silveira, S. R. Mendes, F. M. Líbero, Synlett, 2010, 790-792.
The anti-Markovnikov addition of thiols to alkenes using CeCl3 as catalyst leads to products in very good yields. The reaction occurred under solvent-free conditions at room temperature.
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anti-Markovnikov addition, sulfides, aryl sulfides, cerium(III) chloride, solvent free reaction, green chemistry