Conversion of Alcohols, Thiols, Carboxylic Acids, Trimethylsilyl Ethers, and Carboxylates to Thiocyanates with Triphenylphosphine/Diethylazodicarboxylate/NH4SCN
Nasser Iranpoor*, Habib Firouzabadi*, Batool Akhlaghinia, Roya Azadi
*Chemistry Department, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran, Email: firouzabadichem.susc.ac.ir, iranpoorchem.susc.ac.ir
N. Iranpoor, H. Firouzabadi, B. Akhlaghinia, R. Azadi, Synthesis, 2004, 92-96.
A novel and highly selective method uses triphenylphosphine, diethylazodicarboxylate and NH4SCN for the conversion of alcohols, thiols, carboxylic acids, silyl ethers, and silyl carboxylates to their corresponding thiocyanates.
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