Novel photoreaction using diphenyl disulfide derivatives: Photoinduced oxidation of allyl alcohol

Takaaki Tsuboi, Yutaka Takaguchi, Sadao Tsuboi

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Allyl alcohols are oxidized to acrylaldehydes using diphenyl disulfide derivatives upon photoirradiation. The reaction occurs via α-hydrogen abstraction by a sulfanyl radical. Interestingly, the oxidation reaction occurs in moderate yield when a dendrimer disulfide is used as a mediator.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-368
Number of pages8
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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