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Synthesis of α,β-Unsaturated Phosphine Sulfides

Xian-Liang Wang, Jin-Xiang Chen, Xue-Shun Jia*, Liang Yin*

*Shanghai University, 99 Shangda Road, Shanghai 200444; University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 345 Lingling Road, Shanghai 200032, P. R. of China, Email:,

X.-L. Wang, J.-X. Chen, X.-S. Jia, L. Yin, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 141-149.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690685

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Various α,β-unsaturated phosphine sulfides were prepared in goods yields from the parent α,β-unsaturated phosphine oxides with Lawesson's reagent. The reaction offers a broad substrate scope and tolerates various functional groups.

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Key Words

phosphine oxides, phosphine sulfides, thionation, Lawesson's reagent

ID: J66-Y2020