Chemoselective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides with urea–hydrogen peroxide complex catalysed by diselenide

Philip C. Bulman Page, Benjamin R. 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 into 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
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016

Keywords

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

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