Structure and reactivity of 2-hydroxyiminobenzyl-2-oxo-4,4,5,5-tetramethyl[1,3,2]dioxaphospholanes

E. Breuer*, R. Karaman, D. Gibson, A. Goldblum

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The reaction of 2-benzoyl-2-oxo-4, 4, 5, 5-tetramethyl [1,3,2] dioxaphospholane (3) with hydroxylamine yields the corresponding E oxime (E-4) and benzonitrile (5), which arises from fragmentation of the Z oxime via an intramolecular attack of the N-OH on the phosphorus.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)433-437
Number of pages5
JournalPhosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1 Feb 1989


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