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Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Conjugate Phosphination of Electron-Deficient Acceptors

Verena T. Trepohl, Susumu Mori, Kenichiro Itami and Martin Oestreich*

*Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Westflische Wilhelms-Universitt, Corrensstrasse 40, D-48149 Münster, Germany, and Department of Chemistry, Email:

V. T. Trepohl, S. Mori, K. Itami, M. Oestreich, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 1091-1094.

DOI: 10.1021/ol8028466 (free Supporting Information)


Several E and Z configured α,β-unsaturated carbonyl and carboxyl acceptors (including imides) as well as nitroalkenes participate in a palladium(II)-catalyzed conjugate transfer of diphenyl-, dicyclohexyl-, and di-tert-butylphosphinyl groups from silylphosphines in high chemical yields.

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Key Words

phosphine oxides, phosphines

ID: J54-Y2009-0700