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  • 1 School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Park Place, Main Building, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK
  • 2 Neem Biotech, Willowbrook Technical Units, Llandogo Road, St. Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 0EF, UK
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Abstract

Using mild conditions and short reaction times, symmetrical disulfides have been synthesized in flow chemistry using phase transfer catalysts to facilitate the substitution of organohalides with disodium disulfide. Also, the synthesis of symmetrical trisulfides was possible using this procedure with an additional equivalent of sulfur.

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