An Organodiselenide with Dual Mimic Function of Sulfhydryl Oxidases and Glutathione Peroxidases: Aerial Oxidation of Organothiols to Organodisulfides
Vandana Rathore, Aditya Upadhyay, Sangit Kumar*
*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal, Bhopal By-pass Road, Bhauri, Bhopal 462 066, Madhya Pradesh India, Email: sangitkumariiserb.ac.in
V. Rathore, A. Upadhyay, S. Kumar, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 6274-6278.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02756 (free Supporting Information)
An organodiselenide catalyzed the aerobic oxidation of thiols into disulfides in practical yields without any reagents/additives, base, and light source. The synthesized diselenide also catalyzes the reduction of hydrogen peroxide into water.
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