Transition-metal-catalyzed synthesis of organosulfur compounds

Mieko Arisawa, Masahiko Yamaguchi

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Abstract

Rhodium complexes are efficient catalysts for the synthesis of organosulfur compounds. They catalyze the addition reaction of organosulfur groups to unsaturated compounds, the substitution of C-H with organosulfur groups, and single-bond metathesis reactions. They cleave S-S bonds and transfer the organosulfur groups to various organic and inorganic molecules, including alkynes, allenes, disulfides, sulfur, isonitriles, imines, diphosphines, thiophosphinites, hydrogen, 1-alkylthio-1-alkynes, thioesters, and allyl sulfides.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)993-1003
Number of pages11
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Volume80
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May

Keywords

  • Addition
  • C-H substitution
  • Catalysis
  • Metathesis
  • Organosulfur
  • Transition metals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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