Sustainable Synthetic Approaches Involving Thiocyanation and Sulfur- Cyanation: An Update

Author(s): Mihaela Gulea*, Morgan Donnard*

Journal Name: Current Green Chemistry

Volume 7 , Issue 2 , 2020

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This review highlights the achievements in the synthesis of organic thiocyanates (OTCs) over the past five years (late 2015 to mid-2019) and is intended as a follow-up on our tutorial review published in Chemical Society Reviews in 2016. The discussion places a special emphasis on sustainable synthetic approaches involving thiocyanation or sulfur-cyanation. The large number of contributions within this short period of time clearly indicates that the chemistry of OTCs provides a growing interest and a rapid evolution.

Keywords: Organic thiocyanates, thiocyanation, S-cyanation, sustainable synthetic methods, domino reactions, multicomponent reactions, difunctionalization.

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Year: 2020
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