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Reduction of Sulfoxides and Sulfones to Sulfides

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This learning unit explains the indirect method to reduce sulfones to sulfoxides. The reduction can be carried on to the corresponding sulfide. The practical setup is shown using an example.

Author

  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges
  • Dr. Torsten Winkler

Translators

  • Dr. Guenter Grethe

Learning objective

  • Mechanism and practical setup

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

reduction, sulfide