Chemoselective Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides with Urea-Hydrogen Peroxide Complex Catalysed by Diselenide

Philip Bulman Page, Benjamin Buckley, Claire Elliott, Yohan Chan, Nicolas Dreyfus, Frank Marken

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Abstract

A highly selective catalytic oxidation system has been developed for the conversion of sulfides to the corresponding sulfoxides using urea–hydrogen peroxide as stoichiometric oxidant in the presence of a catalytic quantity of diphenyl diselenide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-82
JournalSynlett
Volume27
Issue number01
Early online date12 Aug 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • sulfoxidation
  • urea–hydrogen peroxide
  • diphenyl diselenide
  • oxidation
  • catalysis

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