A simple, rapid and efficient protocol for the selective phosphorylation of phenols with dibenzyl phosphite

Lee J. Silverberg, John L. Dillon, Purushotham Vemishetti

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Phosphorylation of phenols with dibenzyl phosphite, carbon tetrachloride, N,N-diisopropylethylamine, and catalytic DMAP in acetonitrile at -10°C is rapid, mild, clean, high yielding, and selective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)771-774
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Feb 5 1996


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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