Phosphonate and phosphate monoester hydrolysis

Milon Sprecher, Rachel Oppenheimer, Eliahu Nov

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The reaction of phosphonate and phosphate monoesters with an epoxide yields β-hydroxyalkyl derivatives which upon treatment with base quantitatively release the original alcohol moiety of the ester in a relatively rapid simple procedure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-120
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993


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