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Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative Hydrosulfonylation of Alkynes Using Sodium Sulfinates in Air

Nobukazu Taniguchi*

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

N. Taniguchi, Synlett, 2012, 23, 1245-1249.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1290934


Copper-catalyzed hydrosulfonylations of both terminal and internal alkynes can be carried out using sodium sulfinates in air. The procedure affords syn-selectively (E)-alkenyl sulfones in good yields.

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Key Words

(E)-alkenyl sulfones, hydrosulfonylation, copper catalyst, alkynes, sodium sulfinate, oxygen

ID: J60-Y2012-1540