Photolysis of the dithiolactone 4-isopropylidene-3,3-dimethyl-l-thietan-2-thione; a norrish type I reaction

K. Muthuramu, V. Ramamurthy

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Abstract

The dithiolactone (1) upon excitation gives the dithione (2) in cyclohexane and other aprotic solvents and a 1:1 adduct in hydroxylic solvents from an nπ* excited singlet state via an α-cleavage process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-244
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Series Chemical Communications
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine

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