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Thiol as a Synthon for Preparing Thiocarbonyl: Aerobic Oxidation of Thiols for the Synthesis of Thioamides

Xi Wang, Miran Ji, Seungyeon Lim and Hye-Young Jang*

*Department of Energy Systems Research, Ajou University, Suwon 443-749, Korea, Email:

X. Wang, M. Ji, S. Lim, H.-Y. Jang, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 7258-7260.

DOI: 10.1021/jo501378v

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In an environmentally friendly, atom-economical, and step-economical oxidation, thiols are used as a synthon for the preparation of thioamides without the use of exogenous sulfur reagents.

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Key Words

Amination, Oxidation, Oxygen

ID: J42-Y2014