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2-Iodylphenol Ethers:  Preparation, X-ray Crystal Structure, and Reactivity of New Hypervalent Iodine(V) Oxidizing Reagents

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posted on 27.10.2006, 00:00 by Alexey Y. Koposov, Rashad R. Karimov, Ivan M. Geraskin, Victor N. Nemykin, Viktor V. Zhdankin
2-Iodylphenol ethers were prepared by the dimethyldioxirane oxidation of the corresponding 2-iodophenol ethers and isolated as chemically stable, microcrystalline products. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis of 1-iodyl-2-isopropoxybenzene 8c and 1-iodyl-2-butoxybenzene 8d revealed pseudopolymeric arrangements in the solid state formed by intermolecular interactions between IO2 groups of different molecules. 2-Iodylphenol ethers can selectively oxidize sulfides to sulfoxides and alcohols to the respective aldehydes or ketones.