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Thioacetate deprotection

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A method of thioacetate deprotection by providing a compound of the formula R1—S—CO—R2, and reacting the compound with a quaternary ammonium cyanide salt in the presence of a protic solvent in an inert atmosphere to convert the compound to a product of the formula R1—SH. R1 is an organic group in which the bonding to sulfur is through a saturated carbon, and R2 is an aliphatic group.

Inventors: 
Holmes, Brian T.; Snow, Arthur W.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2006-04-10
Grant Date: 
2007-02-06
Grant time: 
302 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
5
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY