13.7 Thiols

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    Naming Thiols

    NOMENCLATURE OF 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