Alkyl- or Arylthiolation of Aryl Iodide via Cleavage of the S-S Bond of Disulfide Compound by Nickel Catalyst and Zinc
*Department of Chemistry, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan, Email: tanigutifmu.ac.jp
N. Taniguchi, J. Org. Chem., 2004, 69, 6904-6906.
A nickel-catalyzed alkyl- or arylthiolation of aryl iodides with disulfides allows the preparation of various aryl sulfides. The in situ generated Ni(0)-bpy complex converts ArI into ArSR under neutral conditions. Furthermore, this system enables the use of only 0.5 eq. (RS)2.
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Alkylthiolation, Arylthiolation, Disulfides, Aryl Sulfides, Diaryl Sulfides