For questions about organosulfur compounds, i.e. organic compounds that contain sulfur. These include, but are not limited to, thioesters, thioureas, xanthates, thioacetals, sulfoxides, sulfones, sulfolanes, sulfonic acids, sulfinic acids, disulfides.

Definition from Wikipedia:

Organosulfur compounds are organic compounds that contain sulfur. They are often associated with foul odors, but many of the sweetest compounds known are organosulfur derivatives, e.g., saccharin. Nature abounds with organosulfur compounds—sulfur is essential for life.

Sulfur shares the chalcogen group with oxygen, selenium, and tellurium, and it is expected that organosulfur compounds have similarities with carbon–oxygen, carbon–selenium, and carbon–tellurium compounds.

Where can I use this tag?

This tag is appropriate to organic functional groups that contain sulfur. Most of these functional groups are not as common as their carbon analogs, instead of having individual tags for each this tag may be applied to all related derivatives.

These are listed in the tag excerpt. For the full list, see Wikipedia.

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