A mild and highly chemoselective method for the preparation of oxathiolane from aliphatic and aromatic aldehydes and ketones with 2-mercaptoethanol in the presence of catalytic amount of N-bromosaccharin at room temperature is reported. © 2012 Heshmatollah Alinezhad. Published by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of Chinese Chemical Society. All rights reserved.
Alinezhad, H., & Fallahi, S. (2012). An efficient method for the oxathioacetalization of carbonyl compounds using N-bromosaccharin as a catalyst. Chinese Chemical Letters, 23(8), 927–929. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cclet.2012.06.007