Print version ISSN 0100-4042
VASCONCELOS, Ramon S.; SILVA JR, Luiz F. and LOPES, Norberto P.. Study by mass spectrometry of solutions of [hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]benzene: proposed disproportionation mechanisms. Quím. Nova [online]. 2012, vol.35, n.8, pp. 1593-1599. ISSN 0100-4042. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-40422012000800019.
Solutions of [hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]benzene (HTIB or Koser's reagent) in acetonitrile were analyzed using high resolution electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (ESI-MS/MS) under different conditions. Several species were characterized in these analyses. Based on these data, mechanisms were proposed for the disproportionation of the iodine(III) compounds in iodine(V) and iodine(I) species.
Keywords : hypervalent iodine; electrospray ionization mass spectrometry; disproportionation.