Oxidation of Dimethyl Sulfoxide to Dimethyl Sulfone in the Rabbit

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Science  09 Jul 1965:
Vol. 149, Issue 3680, pp. 203-204
DOI: 10.1126/science.149.3680.203


A white, crystalline compound was obtained from a butanol extract of the urine of rabbits injected subcutaneously with dimethyl sulfoxide. The melting point and infrared spectrum of the compound were identical with those of authentic dimethyl sulfone.