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TAPC-Promoted Oxidation of Sulfides and Deoxygenation of Sulfoxides

Kiumars Bahrami*, Mohammad M. Khodaei* and Mehdi Sheikh Arabi

*Department of Chemistry, Razi University, Kermanshah 67149-67346, Iran, Email:,

K. Bahrami, M. M. Khodaei, M. S. Arabi, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 6208-6213.

DOI: 10.1021/jo1011784 (free Supporting Information)


1,3,5-Triazo-2,4,6-triphosphorine-2,2,4,4,6,6-tetrachloride (TAPC) is an efficient promoter for the oxidation of sulfides and deoxygenation of sulfoxides. Excellent yields, short reaction time, easy and quick isolation of the products, solvent-free process, and excellent chemoselectivity are the main advantages of this procedure.

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Key Words

Sulfoxides, Sulfones, Deoxygenation, Green Chemistry

ID: J42-Y2010-2540