Michael additions catalyzed by phosphines. An overlooked synthetic method

Carolina Gimbert, Maria Lumbierres, Caroline Marchi, Marcial Moreno-Mañas, Rosa M. Sebastián, Adelina Vallribera

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Abstract

Triphenylphosphine and tributylphosphine are excellent catalysts for Michael additions. Many β-dicarbonyl compounds and electron-poor olefins, including sterically demanding partners, react successfully. The Michael addition catalyzed by phosphines deserves attention in its own right as a useful synthetic method. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8598-8605
JournalTetrahedron
Volume61
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Sep 2005

Keywords

  • β-Dicarbonyl compounds
  • Conjugate addition
  • Organocatalysis
  • Phosphines

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