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Synthesis of sulfonamides
Reaction of methyl sulfinates with lithium amides followed oxidation of the resulting sulfinamides provides primary, secondary, and tertiary alkane-, arene- and heteroarenesulfonamides in high yields. This protocol avoids the use of hazardous, unstable, or volatile reagents and does not affect the configurational stability of the amines.
J. L. C. Ruano, A. Parra, F. Yuste, V. M. Mastranzo, Synthesis, 2008, 311-312.