(equation presented) Various phosphine oxides are efficiently reduced by the use of a methylation reagent and lithium aluminum hydride. Optically active P-chirogenic phosphine oxides are also reduced with inversion of configuration at phosphorus atom by treatment with methyl triflate, followed by reaction with LiAlH4.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 11 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry