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Petroleum Chemistry

, Volume 48, Issue 2, pp 123–128 | Cite as

Synthesis of 3-alkyl(aryl)thietanes

  • S. E. Shevchenko
  • N. P. Volynskii
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Abstract

A preparative procedure for the synthesis of thietanes bearing alkyl substituents in the β-position was developed. Using this procedure, 3-substituted thietanes can be obtained in four steps with an ultimate yield of > 50%. 3-R-thietanes (where R = CH3, C4H9, C5H11, C6H13, C6H5) and the corresponding sulfoxides and sulfones were synthesized and examined. The feasibility of preparation of gem-3,3-substituted thietanes was exemplified by the synthesis of 3,3-dihexylthietane.

Keywords

Propanediol Petroleum Chemistry Sulfonyl Chloride Lithium Aluminum Hydride Organic Sulfur Compound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical SynthesisRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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