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Oxidative Coupling of Dichalcogenides with Sodium Sulfinates via Copper-Catalyzed Cleavage of S-S and Se-Se Bonds

Nobukazu Taniguchi*

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

N. Taniguchi, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 1764-1765.

DOI: 10.1021/jo5026805

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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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Key Words

thiosulfonates, oxygen

ID: J42-Y2015