Aryl halomethyl sulfones are halogenated organosulfur compounds which continuously draw attention
owing to their bioactivity as well as wide applications in organic synthesis. This review summarizes the methods
for their preparation, describing the reported routes to fluoro, chloro, bromo and iodo derivatives. Their synthetic
and biological applications are also highlighted.
Keywords: Sulfones, sulfonyl group, organosulfur compounds, halogen, halomethyl group, halogenation,
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