Pummerer rearrangement

Definition: The conversion of a sulfoxide with an alpha-hydrogen to an alpha-substituted thioether. The reaction is usually performed with an acid anhydride or acyl halide.

ID: RXNO:0000220


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Articles referencing this term

Enantiopure sulfoxides: recent applications in asymmetric synthesis
M. Carmen Carreño, Gloria Hernández-Torres, María Ribagorda and Antonio Urbano, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 6129
DOI: 10.1039/b908043k

Straightforward synthesis of enantiopure (R)- and (S)-trifluoroalaninol
Julien Pytkowicz, Olivier Stéphany, Sinisa Marinkovic, Sébastien Inagaki and Thierry Brigaud, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010 , 8 , 4540
DOI: 10.1039/c0ob00424c