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Phosphoric Acid-Mediated Synthesis of Vinyl Sulfones through Decarboxylative Coupling Reactions of Sodium Sulfinates with Phenylpropiolic Acids

Guangwei Rong, Jincheng Mao*, Hong Yan, Yang Zheng and Guoqi Zhang*

*Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, P. R. China; The City University of New York, New York, New York 10019, United States, Email:,

G. Rong, J. Mao, H. Yan, Y. Zheng, G. Zhang, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 7652-7657.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b01212 (free Supporting Information)



An efficient and environmentally friendly phosphoric acid mediated decarboxylative coupling of sodium sulfinates with phenylpropiolic acids provides vinyl sulfones.

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Key Words

vinyl sulfones, green chemistry

ID: J42-Y2015