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Phosphorous(V) Lewis Acids: Water-Base Tolerant P3-trimethylated trications

Abstract

The water-base intolerance of the previously reported electrophilic phosphonium cations has been overcome by replacing the labile electron-withdrawing groups generally attached to phosphorus (e.g. -F, -OAr, -CF3) with methyl groups. Tri-phosphorus (V) tricationic species, accessible in one-pot from commercially-available materials, are air and water-base tolerant, yet are sufficiently Lewis acidic for catalysis.

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The article was received on 11 Aug 2018, accepted on 12 Oct 2018 and first published on 12 Oct 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06564K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Phosphorous(V) Lewis Acids: Water-Base Tolerant P3-trimethylated trications

    J. Bayne, V. Fasano, K. M. Szkop, M. J. Ingleson and D. W. Stephan, Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06564K

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