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Preparation of 1,3-Thiazolidine-2-thiones by Using Potassium Ethylxanthate as a Carbon Disulfide Surrogate

Zheng Lu, Yong-Qing Yang*, Weixiang Xiong

*School of Pharmacy, Jiangsu University, No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province 212013, P. R. of China, Email:

Z. Lu, Y.-Q. Yang, W. Xiong, Synlett, 2019, 30, 713-716.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1612124 (free Supporting Information)

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1,3-Thiazolidine-2-thiones can be prepared from β-amino alcohols and potassium ethylxanthate as the starting materials in the presence of ethanol.

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Key Words

thiazolidinethiones, potassium ethylxanthate, green chemistry, 1,3-thiazolidine-2-thiones, amino alcohols

ID: J72-Y2019