Al2O3/MeSO3H (AMA) a Useful System for Direct Sulfonylation of Phenols with p-Toluenesulfonic Acid
H. Sharghi* and Z.Shahsavari-Fard
Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, I.R. Iran. (Received 20 November 2004, Accepted 10 January 2005)
A useful method for direct sulfonylation of phenols with p-toluenesulfonic acid in the presence of Al2O3/MeSO3H system has been described.
Keywords: Hydroxyaryl sulfones, Phenols, Al2O3 , MeSO3H, p-Toluenesulfonic acid