Solventless Wittig olefination with fluorinated benzaldehydes

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Fluorinated benzaldehydes undergo solventless Wittig olefination with stabilised phosphoranes. Even with less reactive, stabilised phosphoranes, such as acetylmethylidenetriphenylphosphorane, the reactions have been found to be exothermic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-341
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Fluorobenzaldehydes
  • Solventless reaction
  • Stabilised phosphoranes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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