Visible-Light-Enabled Construction of Thiocarbamates from Isocyanides, Thiols, and Water at Room Temperature
Wei Wei*, Pengli Bao, Huilan Yue*, Sitong Liu, Leilei Wang, Yudong Li, Daoshan Yang
*Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao 266042; Qinghai Provincial Key Laboratory of Tibetan Medicine Research, Qinghai 810008, China, P. R. China, Email: weiweiqfnu163.com, hlyuenwipb.cas.cn
W. Wei, P. Bao, H. Yue, S. Liu, L. Wang, Y. Li, D. Yang, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 5291-5295.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02231 (free Supporting Information)
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A convenient visible-light-induced reaction of isocyanides, thiols, and water under mild reaction conditions provides various thiocarbamates in good yields in the presence of cheap Rose Bengal as the photocatalyst.
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