Research on Chemical Intermediates

, Volume 39, Issue 6, pp 2837-2842

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Aluminum hydrogen sulfate [Al(HSO4)3] as an efficient catalyst for the preparation of thioacetals

  • Majid GhashangAffiliated withDepartment of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University Email author 

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Aluminum hydrogen sulfate, as a heterogeneous solid acid catalyst, has been used for the mild conversion of carbonyl compounds to their thioacetals using 1,2- and 1,3-dithiol under ambient conditions with short reaction times in high to excellent yield in acetonitrile as solvent.


Aluminum hydrogen sulfate [Al(HSO4)3] Thioacetals Thioacetalization C–S bond formation Carbonyl compounds