An efficient preparation of 1-phenylsulfonylindolyl methyl sulfoxides using KF/m-CPBA

Arasambattu K. Mohanakrishnan, Neelamegam Ramesh

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Abstract

A variety of 1-phenylsulfonylindolylmethyl sulfides are selectively oxidized to the corresponding sulfoxides using a hitherto unexplored KF/m-CPBA system. A major advantage is the absence of over-oxidation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4231-4233
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume46
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 13 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Indolylmethyl sulfide
  • Indolylmethyl sulfoxides
  • KF/m-CPBA
  • Sulfoxidation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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