Buchler Glossary


Hydrophosphonylation refers to any reaction where addition across a double bond generates a phosphonate (RP(O)(OR’)2) group.

Hydrophosphonylation examples catalyzed by cinchona alkaloid derivatives can be found in our free of charge Buchler Chiral Catalyst Search Data Base.

Example from Literature

Self-Assembled Bifunctional Catalysis Induced by Metal Coordination Interactions: An Exceptionally Efficient Approach to Enantioselective Hydrophosphonylation. (Yang et al.; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5646-5649.)


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