Selective Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides with Tert-Butylnitrite as an Alternative Oxidant

Author(s): Bing Yu, Zhen-Feng Diao, An-Hua Liu, Xu Han, Bin Li, Liang-Nian He, Xiang-Ming Liu

Journal Name: Current Organic Synthesis

Volume 11 , Issue 1 , 2014


Become EABM
Become Reviewer
Call for Editor

Abstract:

Tert-butylnitrite was proved to be an efficient oxidant for the selective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides. The reaction was promoted by Fe(NO3)3·9H2O under mild conditions and various substrates were effectively converted into the corresponding sulfoxides in good yields and excellent selectivity.

Keywords: Fe-promoted, oxidation, selectivity, sulfide, sulfoxide, Tert-Butylnitrite.

promotion: free to download

Rights & PermissionsPrintExport Cite as

Article Details

VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2014
Published on: 16 April, 2014
Page: [156 - 160]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1570179411999140304142430

Article Metrics

PDF: 73