TMSCl-promoted electroreduction of triphenylphosphine oxide to triphenylphosphine

Hideo Tanaka, Tomotake Yano, Kazuma Kobayashi, Syogo Kamenoue, Manabu Kuroboshi, Hiromu Kawakubo

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Abstract

Direct reductive transformation of triphenylphosphine oxide to triphenylphosphine was performed successfully by electrolysis with TMSCl in an acetonitrile/BuBr/(Zn anode)-(Pt cathode)/undivided cell/constant current electrolysis system. A plausible ECEC mechanism involving the formation of silylated phosphorus radical is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberU10210ST
Pages (from-to)582-584
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Keywords

  • electron transfer
  • phosphorus
  • reduction
  • silicon

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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Tanaka, H., Yano, T., Kobayashi, K., Kamenoue, S., Kuroboshi, M., & Kawakubo, H. (2011). TMSCl-promoted electroreduction of triphenylphosphine oxide to triphenylphosphine. Synlett, (4), 582-584. [U10210ST]. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1259529