Nucleophilicities and Lewis Basicities of Isothiourea Derivatives

Biplab Maji, Caroline Joannesse, Tobias A. Nigst, Andrew D. Smith, Herbert Mayr

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Rate and equilibrium constants for the reactions of a series of isothioureas with benzhydrylium ions have been measured photometrically. The data were employed to determine the nucleophilicities and nucleofugalities of isothioureas and compare them with those of other organocatalysts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5104-5112
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jun 2011


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