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The application of a monolithic triphenylphosphine reagent for conducting Ramirezgem-dibromoolefination reactions in flow

Roper, Kimberley A; Berry, Malcolm B; Ley, Steven V


The application of a monolithic form of triphenylphosphine to the Ramirez gem-dibromoolefination reaction using flow chemistry techniques is reported. A variety of gem-dibromides were synthesised in high purity and excellent yield following only removal of solvent and no further off-line purification. It is also possible to perform the Appel reaction using the same monolith and the relationship between the mechanisms of the two reactions is discussed.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-09-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.9.207
Access Rights: Open Access


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