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Synthesis and nitration of dimethyl-(3-thienyl)sulfonium salts

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A method was developed for the synthesis of the difficultly accessible methyl (5-nitro-3-thienyl) sulfide, which consisted in the conversion of methyl 3-thienyl sulfide to the sulfonium salt, with subsequent nitration and demethylation.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 5, pp. 1161–1163, May, 1973.

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Gol'dfarb, Y.L., Ksenzhek, N.S. & Belen'kii, L.I. Synthesis and nitration of dimethyl-(3-thienyl)sulfonium salts. Russ Chem Bull 22, 1124–1125 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00854269

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  • Methyl
  • Sulfonium
  • Sulfide
  • Dimethyl
  • Nitration