The intermediate oxaphosphetenes 2 formed by the novel cycloaddition of the P=O group of arylphosphine oxides 1 and the acetylene moiety of DMAD are stabilised by an inverse Wittig reaction to afford the corresponding stabilised phosphonium ylide 3.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society. Perkin Transactions 1|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2002|
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