Thermal cyclization of a 1,3-diphospha-allene. Formation of a 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-1-phosphanaphthalene

Masaaki Yoshifuji, Takashi Niitsu, Kozo Toyota, Naoki Inamoto, Hans H. Karsch, Hans Ulrich Reisacher

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Thermal reaction of 1,3-bis(2,4,6-tri-t-butylphenyl)-1,3-diphosphaallene resulted in novel CC bond formation via C-H addition of an o-t-butyl group to the P=C bond to give a 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-1-phosphanaphthalene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-336
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1988


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