A novel one pot synthesis of benzyl sulfides: samarium-induced, benzyl bromide mediated reduction of alkyl thiocyanates and diaryl disulfides in methanol
Abstract:A convenient synthesis of benzyl sulfides by the treatment of alkyl thiocyanates or diaryl disulfides with metallic samarium and benzyl bromide in methanol has been developed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2006
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