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The thiol group can be alkylated by reaction with an alcohol in the presence of N,N-Dimethylformamide dineopentyl acetal, L02728. This method has been used to convert the hydroxymethyl groups of sugars to methyl, by reduction of the resulting thioether with Raney nickel: Tetrahedron Lett., 585 (1972)./n