3-Sulfanylpropionic acids are obtained in excellent yields by proceeding through a simple, mild, and efficient procedure utilizing tetrabutylammonium fluoride (TBAF) as catalyst.
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- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry
Gao, S., Tseng, C., Tsai, C. H., & Yao, C. F. (2008). Fluoride ion-catalyzed conjugate addition for easy synthesis of 3-sulfanylpropionic acid from thiol and α,β-unsaturated carboxylic acid. Tetrahedron, 64(8), 1955-1961. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2007.11.064