Russian Chemical Reviews
, E-ISSN: 1468-4837
N.N. Vorozhtsov Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
G.K. Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
The structures of natural polysulfides of animal and plant origin are considered. Data are presented on the biological activity of compounds containing di-, tri-, tetra- and pentasulfide groups. Schemes of total synthesis of the above-mentioned compounds and their structural analogues are discussed. The bibliography includes 156 references.