Sulfonation of aromatic and heterocyglic compounds with bis(trimethylsilyl) sulfate

  • M. G. Voronkov
  • S. V. Korchagin
  • V. K. Roman
  • E. A. Maletina
Brief Communications


A new sulfonating agent, namely bis(trimethylsilyl) sulfate, was found, which easily sulfonates benzene derivatives that contain substituents of the first type, and also thiophene. Benzene and nitrobenzene do not react with bis (trimethylsilyl) sulfate.


Sulfate Sulfonate Benzene Thiophene Nitrobenzene 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Voronkov
    • 1
  • S. V. Korchagin
    • 1
  • V. K. Roman
    • 1
  • E. A. Maletina
    • 1
  1. 1.Irkutsk Institute of Organic ChemistrySiberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences of the USSRUSSR

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