Aluminum hydrogen sulfate [Al(HSO4)3] as an efficient catalyst for the preparation of thioacetals
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- Ghashang, M. Res Chem Intermed (2013) 39: 2837. doi:10.1007/s11164-012-0802-8
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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.