Selective oxidations of sulfides to sulfoxides using immobilised cerium alkyl phosphonate

Mohammed Al-Hashimi, Gopa Roy, Alice C. Sullivan, John R.H. Wilson

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Abstract

A range of sulfides can be selectively oxidised to the corresponding sulfoxides in good yields using catalytic quantities of immobilised cerium alkyl phosphonate and either sodium bromate or tert-butyl hydroperoxide as oxidants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4365-4368
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume46
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2005

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Keywords

  • Cerium
  • Immobilised reagents
  • Oxidation
  • Phosphonate
  • Silica
  • Sulfide
  • Sulfoxide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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