Oxidative desulfurization-fluorination of xanthates. A convenient synthesis of trifluoromethyl ethers and difluoro(methylthio)methyl ethers

Manabu Kuroboshi, Kazundo Suzuki, Tamejiro Hiyama

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Abstract

Treatment of xanthates R-OC(S)SMe with (HF)9/Py and 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin gives trifluoromethyl ethers R-OCF3 through intermediates R-OCF2SMe, which could be isolated upon treatment of xanthates with n-Bu4N+H2F3- and N-bromosuccinimide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4173-4176
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume33
Issue number29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 14 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • oxidative desulfurization-fluorination
  • trifluoromethyl ethers
  • xanthates

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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