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Di--Hydroxy-bis(N,N,N',N'-tetramethylenediamine)copper(II) Chloride {[Cu(OH)•TMEDA]2Cl2} Catalyzed Tandem Phosphorous-Carbon Bond Formation-Oxyfunctionalization: Efficient Synthesis of Phenacyl Tertiary Phosphine-Boranes

Gullapalli Kumaraswamy*, Gadde Venkata Rao, Akula Narayana Murthy, Balasubramanian Sridhar

*Organic Division III, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India, Email:

G. Kumaraswamy, G. V. Rao, A. N. Murthy, B. Sridhar, Synlett, 2009, 1180-1184.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1088120

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A [Cu(OH)•TMEDA]2Cl2 catalyzed tandem reaction allows the synthesis of a series of sterically and electronically divergent phenacyl tertiary phosphine-boranes.

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Key Words

phosphines, phosphine-boranes, terminal alkynes, phenacyl tertiary phosphine-borane, copper iodide, methyl propiolate, oxygen

ID: J60-Y2009-1330