Glycerol as Renewable Resource in the Synthesis of Thioethers Using KF/Al<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub>

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Volume 4, 3 Issues, 2017

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György Keglevich
Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology
Budapest University of Technology and Economics

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Glycerol as Renewable Resource in the Synthesis of Thioethers Using KF/Al2O3

Current Green Chemistry, 1(2): 115-120.

Author(s): Gelson Perin, Elton L. Borges, Jose E. G. Duarte, Rodrigo Webber, Raquel G. Jacob and Eder J Lenardao.

Affiliation: LASOL - CCQFA - Universidade Federal de Pelotas - UFPel - P.O. Box 354 - 96010-900, Pelotas, RS, Brazil.


The title compounds were synthesized starting from tosyl ether derivative of glycerol using KF/Al2O3 and PEG-400 as solvent. The reactions were performed under mild conditions with a range of aliphatic and aromatic thiols and the catalytic system was reused without previous treatment and with comparable activity for one additional reaction.


Alumina, catalyst, glycerol, green chemistry, KF/Al<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub>, PEG-400, potassium fluoride, protective group, renewable feedstock, solid supported, sulfur compounds, thioethers, thiol, thiolate anion, tosylsolketal.

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Article Details

Volume: 1
Issue Number: 2
First Page: 115
Last Page: 120
Page Count: 6
DOI: 10.2174/2213346101999140109142543
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