Sulfoxide

A sulfoxide is a chemical compound containing a sulfinyl functional group attached to two carbon atoms. Sulfoxides can be considered as oxidized sulfides. (The use of the alternative spelling sulphoxide is discouraged by IUPAC.) An example of a sulfoxide occurring in nature is alliin.

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Methylsulfonylmethane - Structure and Chemical Properties
... MSM and the corresponding sulfoxide dimethyl sulfoxide ((CH3)2SO, DMSO) have different physical properties ... The sulfoxide is a highly polar aprotic solvent and is miscible with water it is also an excellent ligand ... Indeed oxidation of the sulfoxide produces the sulfone, both under laboratory conditions and metabolically ...
Methiocarb - Toxicity - Environmental Toxicity
... In plants the major metabolites were methiocarb sulfoxide and methiocarb sulfoxide phenol ... In soil the half life of methiocarb sulfone phenol is 20 days, methiocarb sulfoxide phenol is 2 days, methiocarb 1.5 days and methiocarb sulfoxide 6 days ... methiocarb phenol and minor to methiocarb sulfoxide and methiocarb sulfoxide phenol ...
Sulfoxide - Reactions
... Sulfides are the usual starting materials to sulfoxides by organic oxidation ... state of -2 is oxidized to dimethyl sulfoxide with oxidation state 0 ... Sulfoxides, such as DMSO, have basic character, being excellent ligands and readily alkylated ...
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