Patent Number: 8,816,094

Title: Hydrothiolation of unactivated alkenes

Abstract: The present invention is a method for promoting hydrothiolation of an unactivated alkenes with a thiol using gallium triflate.

Inventors: Wu; Jimmy (Hanover, NH), Savolainen; Markku A. (Lebanon, NH)

Assignee: Trustees of Dartmouth College

International Classification: C07C 319/18 (20060101); C07D 257/04 (20060101); B01J 27/125 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018