Various thionoesters and thionolactones are readily reduced into the corresponding ethers in high isolated yields by radical desulfurization with organotin hydrides and Et3B under mild reaction conditions.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: We thank the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (Grant No. 971-0302-015-2) for the financial support of this work.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry