Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 46, Issue 9, pp 1068–1070 | Cite as

New method for the synthesis of benzene- and phenylmethanesulfonylmethyl-substituted 1,3-dithiolanes and 1,3-dithianes

  • J. Višņevska
  • E. AbeleEmail author
  • E. Lukevics

The reactions of (E)-chlorovinyl sulfones with 1,2-ethanedithiol or 1,3-propanedithiol in the presence of triethylamine in toluene at 80°C lead to the selective formation of 1,3-dithiolane and 1,3-dithiane derivatives with yields of up to 49%.


(E)-2-chlorovinyl sulfones 1,3-dithianes 1,3-dithiolanes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Latvian Institute of Organic SynthesisRiga LV-1006Latvia

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