A Facile Synthesis of Substituted Benzyl SelenocyanatesÃ¢Â€Author(s): Linda A. Jacob | Bianca Matos | Corey Mostafa | Joelle Rodriguez | Joanne Kivella Tillotson
Journal: Molecules ISSN 1420-3049
Volume: 9; Issue: 8; Start page: 622; Date: 2004;
Keywords: Benzyl selenocyanates | chemopreventative agents.
Benzyl selenocyanates can be made from the corresponding benzylic bromides or chlorides in 30-60 minutes using acetonitrile as a solvent. The products may be obtained pure in satisfactory yields without recourse to chromatography.