A facile synthesis of trimethylsilyl thioethers

Richard S. Glass

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Imidazole catalyzes the reaction of thiols with hexamethyldisilazane. This procedure affords a convenient method for the synthesis of trimethylsilyl thioethers. Some aspects of the mechanism of this reaction are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-90
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue numberC
StatePublished - Nov 16 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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