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Palladium- and Nickel-Catalyzed Decarbonylative C-S Coupling to Convert Thioesters to Thioethers

Naoko Ichiishi, Christian A. Malapit, Łukasz Woźniak and Melanie S. Sanford*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, 930 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States, Email:

N. Ichiishi, C. A. Malapit, Ł. Woźniak, M. S. Sanford, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 44-47.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03305

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Pd- or Ni-catalyzed decarbonylative C-S coupling reactions transform thioesters into thioethers. The catalytic systems enable the construction of diaryl, aryl alkyl, and heterocycle-containing thioethers.

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Key Words

diaryl sulfides

ID: J54-Y2018