Synthesis 1988; 1988(4): 346-347
DOI: 10.1055/s-1988-27570
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One-Pot Synthesis of Tetrakis(alkylthio)ethylenes and of 1,3-Dithiole Derivatives from Bis(methylthio)methane

Alec Moradpour* , Shmuel Bittner
  • *Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, UA 2 du CNRS, Université de Paris-Sud, Bât. 510, F-91405 Orsay, France
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20 August 2002 (online)

A new synthesis of tetrakis(alkylthio)ethylenes and of 1,3-dithiole derivatives is reported. The carbanion derived from bis(methylthio)methane is reacted with carbon disulfide, followed by alkylation and/or cyclization steps.