Chemoselective sulfide oxidation mediated by bridged flavinium organocatalysts

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The chemoselective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides, catalysed by bridged, tetracyclic flavinium catalysts is presented. The flavinium catalysts are easily prepared via a telescoped three-step process. A range of sulfoxides is accessed in excellent yield and chemoselectivity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2362-2365
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2010

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