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Copper-Catalyzed Selective Single Arylsulfanylation of Aryl Diiodides with Aryl Thiols

Yunyun Liu, Hang Wang, Xiaoji Cao, Zheng Fang, Jie-Ping Wan*

*College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Jiangxi Normal University, Nanchang 330022, P. R. of China, Email:

Y. Liu, H. Wang, X. Cao, Z. Fang, J.-P. Wan, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2977-2982.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1338525


A selective single arylsulfanylation of aryl diiodides with aryl or hetaryl thiols gives a broad array of iodine-functionalized aryl and hetaryl sulfides.

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Key Words

copper, cross-coupling, iodides, sulfides, catalysis

ID: J66-Y2013