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Electrochemical Synthesis of β-Ketosulfones from Switchable Starting Materials

Issa Yavari* and Sina Shaabanzadeh

*Department of Chemistry, Tarbiat Modares University, P.O. Box 14115-175, Tehran 14117-13116, Iran, Email:

I. Yavari, S. Shaabanzadeh, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 464-467.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b04221 (free Supporting Information)

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Sulfination of aryl methyl ketones and aryl acetylenes with sodium sulfinates under mild electrochemical conditions provides β-ketosulfones in good yields. This strategy is convenient and environmentally friendly.

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Key Words

Sulfones, Electrochemistry, Green Chemistry

ID: J54-Y2020