One-pot thioether formation from S -nitrosothiols

Dehui Zhang, Nelmi O. Devarie-Baez, Jia Pan, Hua Wang, Ming Xian

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Protein S-nitrosation is an important post-translational modification. However, the detection of S-nitrosation is still problematic because S-nitrosation products, that is, S-nitrosothiols, are unstable species. Here a new reaction which can selectively convert unstable S-nitrosothiols to stable thioethers in one-pot under very mild conditions is reported. This reaction has the potential to be applied in the detection of protein S-nitrosation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5674-5676
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 17 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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