Fluoride ion-catalyzed conjugate addition for easy synthesis of 3-sulfanylpropionic acid from thiol and α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid

Shijay Gao, Chi Tseng, Cheng Hsuan Tsai, Ching Fa Yao

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Abstract

3-Sulfanylpropionic acids are obtained in excellent yields by proceeding through a simple, mild, and efficient procedure utilizing tetrabutylammonium fluoride (TBAF) as catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1955-1961
Number of pages7
JournalTetrahedron
Volume64
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb 18

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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