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Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly

, Volume 145, Issue 7, pp 1151–1154 | Cite as

Simple and efficient oxidative transformation of thiols to disulfides using Cu(NO3)2·3H2O in H2O/AcOEt

  • Mohammad Soleiman-Beigi
  • Zahra Taherinia
Original Paper

Abstract

A simple and efficient methodology is described for the preparation of symmetric disulfides from corresponding thiols in the presence of Cu(NO3)2 and in H2O/AcOEt (1:2). This process is environmentally friendly and economical because it does not use toxic or expensive reagents.

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Keywords

Disulfide Oxidative transformation Copper nitrate Aqueous media 

Notes

Acknowledgment

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the Ilam University Research Council.

Supplementary material

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryIlam UniversityIlamIran

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