Episulfide

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General structure of an episulfide

Episulfides are a class of organic compounds that contain a saturated heterocyclic ring consisting of two carbon atoms and one sulfur atom. It is the sulfur analogue of an epoxide or aziridine. The parent episulfide is thiirane.

References

  • Warren Chew; David N. Harpp (1993). "Recent aspects of thiirane chemistry". Journal of Sulfur Chemistry 15 (1): 1 - 39. doi:10.1080/01961779308050628.



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