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Synthesis of Allenylphosphonates through Cu(I)-Catalyzed Coupling­ of Terminal Alkynes with Diazophosphonates

Chenggui Wu, Fei Ye, Guojiao Wu, Shuai Xu, Guisheng Deng*, Yan Zhang, Jianbo Wang*

*College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hunan Normal University, Changsha 410081; College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P. R. of China, Email:,

C. Wu, F. Ye, G. Wu, S. Xu, G. Deng, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, Synthesis, 2016, 48, 751-760.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561298


An efficient Cu(I)-catalyzed coupling of diazophosphonates with terminal alkynes provides allenylphosphonates using inexpensive CuI as the catalyst under mild conditions.

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Key Words

allenes, phosphonates, cross-coupling, carbenes, copper

ID: J66-Y2016