Table 1 Substrate scope for alkene oxysulfenylation.

Reaction conditions: C anode, Pt cathode, constant current = 12 mA, 1 (0.5 mmol), 2 (1.0 mmol), 3 [35 equivalent (equiv.)], nBu4NBF4 (3.0 mmol), MeCN (10 ml), 40°C, 4 hours, isolated yields.


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*Gram scale.

†The yield was determined by 1H NMR spectroscopy, with CH2Br2 as the internal standard.

‡Diastereomeric ratio.

§2 (5.0 equiv.).

3 (1.0 ml of HOAc).

3 (0.7 ml of H2O).