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Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 432–435 | Cite as

Cleavage ofβ -propiothiolactones with methanesulfenyl chloride and acetyl sulfur chloride

  • N. M. Karimova
  • M. G. Lin'kova
  • O. V. Kil'disheva
  • I. L. Knunyants
Article

Abstract

β -Propiothiolactones are cleaved at the S-CO bond by methanesulfenyl chloride and acetyl sulfur chloride to form mixed disulfides — derivatives of the acid chlorides of β -mercapto-isobutyric acid. The mixed disulfides readily disproportionate on heating under acid or base catalysis conditions to give the corresponding symmetrical disulfides. A convenient method was found for obtaining the previously hard-to-obtain symmetrical disulfides.

Keywords

Sulfur Chloride Organic Chemistry Catalysis Disulfide 
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© Consultants Bureau 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. M. Karimova
    • 1
  • M. G. Lin'kova
    • 1
  • O. V. Kil'disheva
    • 1
  • I. L. Knunyants
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Heteroorganic CompoundsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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