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A study of the Reductive Cleavage of Vinyl and Alkyl Phosphoryl Esters


Muchmore, David Charles (1971) A study of the Reductive Cleavage of Vinyl and Alkyl Phosphoryl Esters. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/0Z8V-FK18.


A number of alcohols and enolate anions were deoxygenated by reduction of the corresponding diethylphosphate or tetramethyl-phosphorodiamidate esters. Lithium-amine solutions were successful reducing agents in most cases, and, in addition, tetramethyl-phosphorodiamidate esters were cleaved by the adduct of lithium and biphenyl in tetrahydrofuran.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:Chemistry
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Major Option:Chemistry
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Ireland, Robert E.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:15 October 1970
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National Defense Education ActUNSPECIFIED
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:06082018-123126359
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ID Code:11053
Deposited By: Lisa Fischelis
Deposited On:21 Jun 2018 15:22
Last Modified:21 Dec 2019 03:01

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