Synthesis of Sulfones and Sulfoxides Based on (+)-usnic Acid

D. N. Sokolov, O. A. Luzina, N. F. Salakhutdinov

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Abstract

Sulfones were produced by meta-chloroperbenzoic-acid oxidation of the corresponding thioethers prepared from (+)-usnic acid. Reaction of the thioethers with H2O2 in the presence of VO(acac)2 formed a mixture of sulfoxide diastereomers. Possible chiral oxidation of the thioethers into sulfoxides was studied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-49
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry of Natural Compounds
Volume54
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • (+)-usnic acid
  • chiral oxidation
  • sulfones
  • sulfoxidation
  • thioethers

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