The low basicity of phosphabenzenes: First examples of protonation, alkylation, and silylation reactions
- Author(s): Zhang, Y
- Tham, FS
- Nixon, JF
- Taylor, C
- Green, JC
- Reed, CA
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1002/anie.200800878
(Figure Presented) Strong yet gentle: Where triflate reagents fail, carborane-based sources of H+, CH3+, and [R3Si]+electrophiles add to phosphabenzenes preferentially at the P atom rather than C (see picture). © 2008 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
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