Master Organic Chemistry Reaction Guide

SN2 reaction of thiolates with alkyl halides to give thioethers (sulfides)

Description: Alkyl halides (or tosylates) will react with thiolate ions to form sulfides [also known as thioethers]

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Real-Life Examples:

Org. Synth. 1934, 14, 54

DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.014.0054

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Org. Synth. 1956, 36, 89

DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.036.0089

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Org. Synth. 1978, 58, 143

DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.058.0143

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