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Metal-free C–H thioarylation of arenes using sulfoxides: a direct, general diaryl sulfide synthesis

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Metal-free C–H thioarylation of arenes and heteroarenes using methyl sulfoxides constitutes a general protocol for the synthesis of high value diaryl sulfides. The coupling of arenes and heteroarenes with in situ activated sulfoxides is regioselective, uses readily available starting materials, is operationally simple, and tolerates a wide range of functional groups.

Graphical abstract: Metal-free C–H thioarylation of arenes using sulfoxides: a direct, general diaryl sulfide synthesis

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Submitted
19 Sep 2016
Accepted
27 Sep 2016
First published
27 Sep 2016

This article is Open Access

Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 12364-12367
Article type
Communication

Metal-free C–H thioarylation of arenes using sulfoxides: a direct, general diaryl sulfide synthesis

J. A. Fernández-Salas, A. P. Pulis and D. J. Procter, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 12364
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07627K

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