Thiol Ester Aminolysis in Acetonitrile

T. Kömives, A. F. Márton, F. Dutka

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The kinetics of the reactions of p-nitro-phenyl thiolacetate with several amines in acetonitrile was studied. Hydrazine exhibits considerably greater nucleophilicity thanexpected from its pKa value. Common mechanism is suggested for the am inolysis of the thiol ester and its oxygen analogue.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalZeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section B Journal of Chemical Sciences
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 1975


  • Alpha Effect
  • Aminolysis
  • Kinetics
  • Mechanism
  • Thiol Ester

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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