Sulfenylium Cation Carriers in Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Giorgio Modena
  • Lucia Pasquato
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 197)


Sulfenylium cations 1 have often been invoked as intermediates in reactions of sulfenyl derivatives.1 Formally they are related to sulfenic acids 2, as acylium ions or carbonium ions are related to carboxylic acids or alcohols, respectively.


Boron Trifluoride Strong Lewis Acid Sulfonium Salt Sulfenyl Chloride Nucleophilic Anion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio Modena
    • 1
  • Lucia Pasquato
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Chimica OrganicaCentro Meccanismi di Reazioni Organiche, C.N.R.PadovaItaly

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