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A novel route towards formylated 1,3-dithiole-2-thiones via an unprecedented allylic 1,4-diol rearrangement

Khan, T. and Skabara, P.J. and Coles, S.J. and Hursthouse, M.B. (2001) A novel route towards formylated 1,3-dithiole-2-thiones via an unprecedented allylic 1,4-diol rearrangement. Chemical Communications (London), 2001 (4). pp. 369-370. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

In the presence of perchloric acid, an unusual 1,4-aryl shift is observed for two electron-rich 4,5-bis[hydroxy(aryl)methyl]-1,3-dithiole-2-thiones; the X-ray crystal structure of compound 8 confirms the structural identity of the rearrangement product.