Formation of a Stable Sulfenic Acid by Hydrolysis of a Thionitrate and a Sulfenyl Bromide
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Alkaline hydrolysis of a thionitrate and a sulfenyl bromide bearing a bowl-type steric protection group produced a stable sulfenic acid. This provides a conclusive demonstration of these elementary processes. It was shown that a very efficient steric protection group is necessary to prevent the condensation of the sulfenate anion generated during the hydrolysis.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 35(8), 862-863, 2006-08-05
The Chemical Society of Japan