Organic Chemistry 2

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Thiol Properties 1


Consider 1-butanol ($\text{CH}_{3}\text{CH}_{2}\text{CH}_{2}\text{CH}_{2}\text{OH}$) and 1- butanethiol ($\text{CH}_{3}\text{CH}_{2}\text{CH}_{2}\text{CH}_{2}\text{SH}$).

Of these two compounds,

would have the higher boiling point. The compound

is more soluble in water.

is the more acidic of these two compounds. The more nucleophilic compound is