The chemistry of C6S10: A channel structure for C6S10(CS2)0.5 and access to the versatile DMAD·C3S4O (DMAD = dimethylacetylenedicarboxylate)

Xiaoguang Yang, Thomas Rauchfuss, Scott Wilson

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Treatment of (Et4N)2[Zn(C3S 5)2] with SO2Cl2 gives molecular C6S10 (1), structurally characterized as (1)·(CS2)0.5, which has a channel structure; a two step conversion affords bicyclic tetrathiaindenone OC3S 4·C2(CO2Me)2 which is used to make new alkenedithiolate derivatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-36
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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