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Photocatalyst-Free Visible-Light-Promoted C(sp2)-S Coupling: A Strategy for the Preparation of S-Aryl Dithiocarbamates

Guoqing Li, Qiuli Yan, Ziyu Gan, Qin Li, Xiaomeng Dou and Daoshan Yang*

*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Qufu Normal University, Qufu, 273165, P. R. China, Email:

G. Li, Q. Yan, Z. Gan, Q. Li, X. Dou, D. Yang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 7851-7856.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b02921

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A green and efficient multicomponent reaction provides S-aryl dithiocarbamates without adding any transition-metal catalysts, ligands, or photocatalysts under visible light. This method provides a straightforward way to create valuable S-aryl dithiocarbamates while minimizing chemical wastes and metal residues in the end products.

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Key Words

dithiocarbamates (C-S coupling, C-N coupling), multicomponent reactions, photochemistry

ID: J54-Y2019