Removal of Sulfur Groups from Molecules by Copper(I). Preparation of Sulfur-Substituted 1,3-Dienes for the Diels-Alder Reaction

Theodore Cohen, Albert J. Mura, David W. Shull, Elaine R. Fogel, Robert J. Ruffner, J R Falck

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Abstract

The elimination of thiophenol by copper(I) from readily prepared precursors leads in good yield to several useful phenylthio-subtituted Diels-Alder dienes including (Z)-1-phenylthio-2-methoxy-1,3-butadiene which yields a m-methoxy adduct with methyl vinyl ketone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3218-3219
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume41
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1976

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  • Organic Chemistry

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