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Sulfenic acid



 

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A sulfenic acid is an organosulfur compound and oxoacid with the general formula RSOH, where R ≠ H. Sulfenic acids are generally unstable. An example of a sulfenic acid is benzenesulfenic acid, PhSOH.

The prefix sulfenic in organic nomenclature denotes the RS group (R≠H), for instance an arylsulfenylpyrrole Ar-S-Py [1].

References

  1. ^ IUPAC Gold Book http://www.iupac.org/goldbook/S06098.pdf
 
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