A mild and environmentally benign oxidation of thiols to disulfides

Masayuki Kirihara, Yasutaka Asai, Shiho Ogawa, Takuya Noguchi, Akihiko Hatano, Yoshiro Hirai

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Abstract

Thiols were effectively oxidized into disulfides by reacting with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of a catalytic amount of iodide ion or iodine.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberF15107SS
Pages (from-to)3286-3289
Number of pages4
JournalSynthesis
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Nov 2
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Disulfide
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Iodide catalyst
  • Oxidative coupling
  • Thiol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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