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Tf2O-Promoted Activating Strategy of Phosphate Analogues: Synthesis of Mixed Phosphates and Phosphinate

Hai Huang, Jeffrey Ash, Jun Yong Kang*

*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-4003, United States, Email:

H. Huang, J. Ash, J. Y. Kang, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4983-4941.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02073

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A metal-, toxic chloride reagent-free activating strategy of various phosphates with Tf2O and pyridine enables a facile synthesis of functional phosphates such as alkyl phosphates, aza phosphates, thiophosphate, and mixed diaryl phosphates via a transient phosphorylpyridin-1-ium species.

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ID: J54-Y2018