Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 44, Issue 6, pp 752–754 | Cite as

Oxidation by chlorine dioxide of methionine and cysteine derivatives to sulfoxides

  • I. V. LoginovaEmail author
  • S. A. Rubtsova
  • A. V. Kuchin

Methionine and cysteine derivatives were oxidized asymmetrically by chlorine dioxide to sulfinyl derivatives.

Key words

chlorine dioxide S-containing amino acids methionine cysteine oxidation 



We thank V. P. Krasnov, Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Asymmetric Synthesis of the I. Ya. Postovskii Institute of Organic Synthesis, Ural Branch, RAS, Ekaterinburg, for supplying the compounds.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. V. Loginova
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. A. Rubtsova
    • 1
  • A. V. Kuchin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry, Komi Scientific Center, Ural BranchRussian Academy of Sciences, Russian FederationPervomaiskayaRussia

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