Oxidative Coupling of Dichalcogenides with Sodium Sulfinates via Copper-Catalyzed Cleavage of S-S and Se-Se Bonds
*Department of Chemistry, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan, Email: tanigutifmu.ac.jp
N. Taniguchi, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 1764-1765.
DOI: 10.1021/jo5026805 (free Supporting Information)
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A copper-catalyzed sulfonylation of disulfides using sodium sulfinates in air formed various sulfur-sulfone bonds efficiently and afforded thiosulfonates in good yields. Selenosulfonates could also be prepared.
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