Methyltriphenoxyphosphonium trifluoromethanesulphonate: A new, versatile synthetic reagent

Edward S. Lewis, Brian J. Walker, Lucy M. Ziurys

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Methyltriphenoxyphosphonium trifluoromethanesulphonate is used to synthesise a variety of compound types including ethers, esters, nitriles, and diols and in a novel reduction of alkenes to alkanes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)424-425
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine

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