Thiosulfoxide (Sulfane) Sulfur: New Chemistry and New Regulatory Roles in Biology

@article{Toohey2014ThiosulfoxideS,
  title={Thiosulfoxide (Sulfane) Sulfur: New Chemistry and New Regulatory Roles in Biology},
  author={J. Toohey and Arthur J. L. Cooper},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={12789 - 12813}
}
The understanding of sulfur bonding is undergoing change. Old theories on hypervalency of sulfur and the nature of the chalcogen-chalcogen bond are now questioned. At the same time, there is a rapidly expanding literature on the effects of sulfur in regulating biological systems. The two fields are inter-related because the new understanding of the thiosulfoxide bond helps to explain the newfound roles of sulfur in biology. This review examines the nature of thiosulfoxide (sulfane, S0) sulfur… Expand
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