Stereospecific Addition of H−P Bond to Alkenes:  A Simple Method for the Preparation of (RP)-Phenylphosphinates

2005-11-25T00:00:00Z (GMT) by Li-Biao Han Chang-Qiu Zhao
A variety of functionalized optically pure (RP)-alkylphenylphosphinates are readily prepared by stereospecific radical or base-catalyzed additions of the easily available (RP)-menthyl phenylphosphinate to alkenes.