Radical deoxygenations and dehalogenations with dialkyl phosphites as hydrogen atom sources

Derek H.R. Barton, Doo Ok Jang, Joseph Cs Jaszberenyi

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Abstract

Thionocarbonates and xanthates of alcohols, and various halides and phenylselenides can be transformed to the corresponding hydrocarbons with alkyl phosphites and benzoyl peroxide in most cases in high-yielding radical reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2311-2314
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume33
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Apr 17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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