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Sulfur-Arylation of Sulfenamides via Ullmann-Type Coupling with (Hetero)aryl Iodides

Nathaniel S. Greenwood and Jonathan A. Ellman*

*Department of Chemistry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States, Email:

N. S. Greenwood, J. A. Ellman, Org. Lett., 2023, 25, 4759-4764.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.3c01874

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Sulfur-(hetero)arylation of sulfenamides with commercially abundant (hetero)aryl iodides by Ullmann-type coupling with inexpensive copper(I) iodide as the catalyst provides many bioactive high oxidation state sulfur compounds. Smiles rearrangement of electron-deficient S-heteroaryl sulfilimines is also disclosed.

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Key Words

Ullmann coupling, sulfilimines

ID: J54-Y2023