Discovery of 4-tert-butyl-2, 6-dimethylphenylsulfur trifluoride as a deoxofluorinating agent with high thermal stability as well as unusual resistance to aqueous hydrolysis, and its diverse fluorination capabilities including deoxofluoro-arylsulfinylation with high stereoselectivity.
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Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(51), 18199-18205 (2010)
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Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(51), 18199-18205 (2010-12-04)
Versatile, safe, shelf-stable, and easy-to-handle fluorinating agents are strongly desired in both academic and industrial arenas, since fluorinated compounds have attracted considerable interest in many areas, such as drug discovery, due to the unique effects of fluorine atoms when incorporated...