Synthesis of phosphorus esters by transesterification mediated by N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs)

Rohit Singh, Steven P. Nolan

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

43 Scopus citations

Abstract

The versatile nucleophilic organic catalysts N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) have been shown to effectively mediate the transesterification of phosphorus esters under mild conditions; user-friendly imidazolium salts can also be employed as pre-catalysts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5456-5458
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number43
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 21 2005
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Synthesis of phosphorus esters by transesterification mediated by N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs)'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this