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A convenient synthesis of long-chain 4-substituted benzyloxycarbonyl alkanethiols for the formation of self assembled monolayers on metal substrates


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New 4-substituted benzyl esters of 16-mercaptohexadecanoic acid were prepared by developing a practicable synthetic procedure and using readily available staring materials. The compounds synthesized have been characterized by NMR, MS, IR spectra and elemental analysis. The mercapto derivatives are precursors for the formation of self-assembled monolayers on metal substrates.










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1 - 12 - 2005


  • Institute of Organic Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Akad. G. Bonchev Str. Bl. 9, 1113, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Institute of Organic Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Akad. G. Bonchev Str. Bl. 9, 1113, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Department Berlin, ISAS-Institute for Analytical Sciences, Albert Einstein Str. 9, 12489, Berlin, Germany
  • Institute of Organic Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Akad. G. Bonchev Str. Bl. 9, 1113, Sofia, Bulgaria


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