Aerobic oxidation of thiols to disulfides catalyzed by trichlorooxyvanadium

Masayuki Kirihara, Kumiko Okubo, Tomoyuki Uchiyama, Yoko Kato, Yuta Ochiai, Shinya Matsushita, Akihiko Hatano, Kan Kanamori

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Thiols were converted into disulfide by the aerobic oxidation catalyzed by trichlorooxyvanadium in the presence of molecular sieves 3A.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)625-627
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2004 May
Externally publishedYes


  • Aerobic oxidation
  • Disulfide
  • Oxidative coupling
  • Thiol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery


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