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2-Alkylthiopropionaldehyde mercaptals

Communication 2. Elimination of thiols by acids

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Some 1,2-bis(alkylthio)propenes were obtained by the cleavage of thiols from the mercaptals of a 2-alkylthiopropionaldehyde in the presence of either acids or dialkyl phosphites.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 9, pp. 2014–2016, September, 1972.

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Atavin, A.S., Trofimov, B.A., Mikhaleva, A.I. et al. 2-Alkylthiopropionaldehyde mercaptals. Russ Chem Bull 21, 1955–1956 (1972).

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  • Propene
  • Thiol
  • Phosphite
  • Dialkyl Phosphite