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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Series Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine