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Phosphorous acid

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A new convenient and scalable synthesis of phenylacetic acids via iodide catalyzed reduction of mandelic acids relies on in situ generation of hydroiodic acid from catalytic sodium iodide, employing phosphorus acid as the stoichiometric reductant.
J. E. Milne, T. Storz, J. T. Colyer, O. R. Thiel, M. D. Seran, R. D. Larsen, J. A. Murry, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 9519-9524.