Zinc-Catalyzed Synthesis of Dithioacetals through Double Hydrosulfenylation of Alkynes by Thiols
Nobukazu Taniguchi*, Kenji Kitayama
*Department of Chemistry, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan, Email: tanigutifmu.ac.jp
N. Taniguchi, K. Kitayama, Synlett, 2018, 29, 2712-2716.
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Dihydrosulfenylation of alkynes with thiols can be achieved by using a zinc catalyst to provide dithioacetals regioselectively in excellent yields. A hydrosulfenylation of alkenes can also be performed.
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hydrosulfenylation, dihydrosulfenylation, dithioacetals, zinc catalysis, alkynes, alkenes