Organic Sulfur Compounds

Organic Sulfur Compounds

1st Edition - January 1, 1961

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  • Editor: N. Kharasch
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483224855

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Organic Sulfur Compounds, Volume I deals with the chemistry of organic sulfur compounds such as disulfides, polysulfides, olefins, acetylenes, and chloroethylenes. Topics covered range from the inorganic acids of sulfur and the thermodynamics of organic sulfur compounds to some applications of isotopic sulfur and the stereochemistry of disulfides and polysulfides. The mechanism of oxidation of thiols to disulfides is also discussed. Comprised of 40 chapters, this volume first considers the precise structures of elemental sulfur in relation to the reactions of sulfur compounds, followed by an analysis of the inorganic acids of sulfur. The reader is then introduced to the thermodynamics of organic sulfur compounds and the bonding characteristics of the sulfur atom, as well as the infrared spectra of organosulfur compounds. Subsequent chapters focus on the ionic scission of the sulfur-sulfur bond; nucleophilic reactions of thiols with acetylene and chloroethylene; reactions of sulfur with olefins; and the chemistry of isothiocyanates. This book should prove useful to advanced students, practitioners, and research workers in the field of organic chemistry.

Table of Contents

  • 1. The Structures of Elemental Sulfur

    2. The Inorganic Acids of Sulfur

    3. Thermodynamics of Organic Sulfur Compounds

    4. Bonding Characteristics of the Sulfur Atom

    5. Some Applications of Isotopic Sulfur

    6. Infrared Spectra of Organo Sulfur Compounds

    7. Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of Organic Sulfur Compounds

    8. Stereochemistry of Disulfides and Polysulfides

    9. Ionic Scission of the Sulfur-Sulfur Bond

    10. The Mechanism of Oxidation of Thiols to Disulfides

    11. Sulfur Nucleophiles in Aromatic SN Reactions

    12. Nucleophilic Reactions of Thiols with Acetylenes and Chloroethylenes

    13. Additions of Thiols and Related Substances to Bridged Bicyclic Olefins

    14. Addition of Thiols or Hydrogen Sulfide to Carbonyl Compounds

    15. The Sulfonyl Group and its Effects in Organic Compounds

    16. Chemistry of the Sulfoxide Group

    17. Dimethyl Sulfoxide

    18. Sultones and Sultams

    19. Dithiols

    20. Reactions of Sulfur with Olefins

    21. Oxidation of Organic Sulfides

    22. The Chemistry of 1,4-Dithiadiene and Related Compounds

    23. Some Aspects of the Chemistry of Organic Sulfides

    24. Progress in Polysulfide Polymers

    25. Ortho-Mercaptoazo Compounds

    26. Extrusion of Sulfur

    27. Thiocyanates, Thiocyanogen and Related Compounds

    28. The Chemistry of Isothiocyanates

    29. The Properties of Some N-Chloroamides (Chloroamines) and Sulfilimines

    30. The Alkanesulfenyl Chlorides and Related Compounds

    31. Trichloromethanesulfenyl Chloride and Trichloromethanesulfonyl Chloride

    32. Sulfenium Ions and Sulfenyl Compounds

    33. The Contributions of Professor Claude Fromageot and his Co-Workers to the Study of Enzymic Reactions of Sulfur Compounds

    34. Naturally Occurring Zsothiocyanates and their Parent Glycosides

    35. The Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Acyl Thiols

    36. Lipoic Acid

    37. Recent Studies of Methionine and Cysteine

    38. Ergothioneine

    39. Sulfonylureas and Related Substances Compounds

    40. Sulfur Derivatives of Purines and Pyrimidines


    Author Index

    Subject Index

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  • No. of pages: 634
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1961
  • Published: January 1, 1961
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483224855

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