Structural studies of a novel heterocyclic phosphorane

Christopher D. Gabbutt, John D. Hepworth, B. Mark Heron, Alan M. Jones, Eric S. Raper, William Clegg

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Reaction of 2,2,6-trimethylthiochroman-3,4-dione with an excess of methylenetriphenyl-phosphorane yields the stabilised ylide (4) by way of an α-ketol rearrangement. X-Ray crystallography indicates that (4) exists as the (Z)-isomer and provides supporting evidence for an enolate structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-230
Number of pages10
JournalPhosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and Related Elements
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes


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