A rearrangement-based approach to secondary difluorophosphonates

Afshan H Butt , Jonathan Percy, Neil S Spencer

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[3,3]-Claisen rearrangements allowed the conversion of a readily available allylic difluorophosphonate to nucleic acid and inositol phosphate-related products via epoxide cyclisation or ring closing metathesis respectively.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1691-1692
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
Early online date23 Aug 2000
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • rearrangements
  • allylic difluorophosphonate
  • nucleic acid
  • epoxide cyclisation
  • secondary difluorophosphonates

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