Metal-Free, DTBP-Mediated Methylthiolation of Arylboronic Acids with Dimethyldisulfide
Xiang-mei Wu*, Jia-ming Lou, Guo-bing Yan*
*Department of Chemistry, Lishui University, Lishui, Zhejiang 323000, P. R. of China, Email: lswxm7162163.com, gbyanlsu.edu.cn
X.-m. Wu, J.-m. Lou, G.-b. Yan, Synlett, 2016, 27, 2269-2273.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562499 (free Supporting Information)
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An efficient coupling of arylboronic acids with dimethyldisulfide under metal-free conditions provides aryl methyl sulfides. The method offers operational simplicity, satisfactory yields, excellent functional-group tolerance, as well as mild reaction conditions.
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