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Molecules 2010, 15(3), 1265-1269; doi:10.3390/molecules15031265

Desulfurization of Dibenzothiophene and Oxidized Dibenzothiophene Ring Systems

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Received: 1 February 2010 / Revised: 24 February 2010 / Accepted: 2 March 2010 / Published: 3 March 2010
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Lithium, used in conjunction with sodium metal, produces a high yield of biphenyl when reacted with dibenzothiophene, dibenzothiophene sulfoxide or dibenzothiophene sulfone.
Keywords: dibenzothiophene; desulfurization; sulfoxides; sulfones dibenzothiophene; desulfurization; sulfoxides; sulfones
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Morales, D.P.; Taylor, A.S.; Farmer, S.C. Desulfurization of Dibenzothiophene and Oxidized Dibenzothiophene Ring Systems. Molecules 2010, 15, 1265-1269.

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