Potassium Carbonate Promoted Nucleophilic Addition of Alkenes with Phosphites
Zhenjun Huang, Wei Liu , Sen Li, Yutian Yang, Shengmei Guo*, Hu Cai*
*Department of Chemistry, Nanchang University, Nanchang, 330031, P. R. of China, Email: smguoncu.edu.cn, caihuncu.edu.cn
Z. Huang, W. Liu, S. Li, Y. Yang, S. Guo, H. Cai, Synlett, 2020, 31, 1295-1297.
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Potassium carbonate promotes a convenient hydrophosphonylation of alkenes with phosphites in good yields. The reaction offers easy handling, environmental friendliness, and the use of a mild base. A variety of alkenes are tolerated in this reaction.
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potassium carbonate, addition, alkenes, phosphites, hydrophosphonylation, phosphine oxides