Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis of Sulfinyl Stabilised Phosphorus Ylides: Generation and Reactivity of Sulfinylcarbenes

R Alan Aitken, M J DRYSDALE, B M RYAN

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Abstract

Flash vacuum pyrolysis of alpha-alkanesulfinyl phosphorus ylides results mainly in extrusion of Ph3P to give thioesters, presumably by 1,2-oxygen transfer in the initially formed sulfinyl carbenes; for alpha-arenesulfinyl ylides loss of Ph3PO to give additional products is also observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1699-1700
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 1993

Keywords

  • ELEMENTO-ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
  • 6TH GROUPS
  • ACETYLENES
  • ACYL
  • 5TH

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