Alkyl sulfonate

Alkyl sulfonates are esters of alkane sulfonic acids with the general formula R-SO2-O-R'. They act as alkylating agents, some of them are used as alkylating antineoplastic agents in the treatment of cancer, e.g. Busulfan.[1]


  1. Römpp CD 2006, Georg Thieme Verlag 2006

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