13.7 Thiols

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    Naming Thiols

    Main Functional Group 1. Identify longest continuous carbon chain the SH is attached to.
    2. Number to give the SH the lowest possible number.
    3. Use -thiol suffix at the end of the parent chain and appropriate chain locator.
    As a Substituent Referred to as “mercapto” with appropriate chain locator
    thiols 01
    thiols 02

    Synthesis of Thiols via SN2

    synthesis of thiols

    Oxidation of Thiols to Form a Disulfide

    disulfides oxidation of thiols
    cysteine disulfide bridge