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Metal-free synthesis of 3-methylthiofurans from homopropargylic alcohols and DMSO via a tandem sulfenylation/cyclization reaction in a one-pot manner

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Abstract

A tandem sulfenylation/cyclization reaction for the synthesis of 3-methylthiofurans from homopropargylic alcohols and DMSO in a one-pot manner has been developed. DMSO as a methylthiolation agent has been used for C–S bond formation in this process. Homopropargylic alcohols with various substituted groups proceed smoothly and the desired 3-methylthiofurans are obtained in moderate to good yields.

Graphical abstract: Metal-free synthesis of 3-methylthiofurans from homopropargylic alcohols and DMSO via a tandem sulfenylation/cyclization reaction in a one-pot manner

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The article was received on 19 Aug 2016, accepted on 26 Sep 2016 and first published on 28 Sep 2016


Article type: Research Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6QO00462H
Citation: Org. Chem. Front., 2016,3, 1746-1749
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    Metal-free synthesis of 3-methylthiofurans from homopropargylic alcohols and DMSO via a tandem sulfenylation/cyclization reaction in a one-pot manner

    Z. An, Y. She, X. Yang, X. Pang and R. Yan, Org. Chem. Front., 2016, 3, 1746
    DOI: 10.1039/C6QO00462H

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