2021 Student Research Conference:
34th Annual Student Research Conference

Synthesis of Tertiary Isoprene Sulfate


Molly S. Vittengl* and Adam Vaske
Dr. Tim Humphry, Faculty Mentor

Sulfate esters are aerosolized compounds prevalent throughout the atmosphere, yet their properties are not entirely understood.  It is known that they act as global cooling agents and possible cloud nucleation sites. Tertiary isoprene sulfate is the most abundant isoprene-derived organosulfate.  Herein, a total synthesis is proposed for tertiary isoprene sulfate, starting from the commercially available compound isoprene monoxide. 

Keywords: sulfate, ester, tertiary, isoprene, sulfate, synthesis, organic, chemistry

Topic(s):Chemistry

Presentation Type: Face-to-Face Oral Presentation

Session: 301-5
Location: SUB GEO
Time: 2:30

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