2-Methylthioethylamine

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2-Methylthioethylamine
MeSC2H4NH2.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
2-(Methylsulfanyl)ethan-1-amine
Other names
2-(Methylthio)ethylamine; 2-Aminoethyl methyl sulfide; S-Methylcysteamine
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.038.541 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 242-412-5
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C3H9NS/c1-5-3-2-4/h2-4H2,1H3
    Key: CYWGSFFHHMQKET-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CSCCN
Properties
C3H9NS
Molar mass 91.17 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Boiling point 146–148 °C (295–298 °F; 419–421 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS02: FlammableGHS05: Corrosive
Danger
H226, H314
P210, P233, P240, P241, P242, P243, P260, P264, P280, P301+P330+P331, P303+P361+P353, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P310, P321, P363, P370+P378, P403+P235, P405, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

2-Methylthioethylamine is the organosulfur compound with the formula CH3SCH2CH2NH2. It is a colorless liquid. It can be viewed as the product of S-methylation of cysteamine or decarboxylation of S-methylcysteine. The compound is a ligand and, via Schiff base condensations, a ligand precursor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tshuva, Edit Y.; Groysman, Stanislav; Goldberg, Israel; Kol, Moshe; Goldschmidt, Zeev (2002). "[ONXO]-Type Amine Bis(phenolate) Zirconium and Hafnium Complexes as Extremely Active 1-Hexene Polymerization Catalysts". Organometallics. 21 (4): 662–670. doi:10.1021/om010493w.