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12. Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides and Thiols

Sulfide Oxidation

Sulfides are more reactive than their oxygen-containing analogs, ethers, because they have an expanded octet and can form additional bonds with other atoms. They are particularly susceptible to oxidation.

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Quick overview of oxidation.

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Oxidation reactions involve an increase in the oxygen content of a molecule.

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Reagents used to oxidize Sulfides.

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