Copper-mediated oxidative trifluoromethylthiolation of potassium aryltrifluoroborates with elemental sulfur and Ruppert-Prakash reagent
Srinivas Reddy Dubbaka
Azmi Reddy Atthunuri
Koraboina Chandra Prakash
Date of Issue2016
School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
A facile procedure for the copper-mediated oxidative trifluoromethylthiolation of potassium aryl- and heteroaryltrifluoroborates with Ruppert–Prakash reagent and elemental sulfur is presented. Aryl trifluoromethyl thioethers can be prepared in good to moderate yield under mild reaction conditions.
aryl trifluoromethyl thioethers
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