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DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26964
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(Benzoyliodomethyl)triphenylphosphonium Iodide: A Convenient Reagent for Direct Synthesis of Arylethynyl Phenyl Ketones by Chain Extension of Aldehydes

Manoutcher Iman* , Pascal Bouyssou, Jacques Chenault
  • *Laboratoire de Bioorganique. U.F.R. Faculté des Sciences, Université d'Orléans. BP 6759. F-45067, Orléans Cedex 2, France
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17 September 2002 (online)

Reaction between (benzoyliodomethyl)triphenylphosphonium iodide, potassium carbonate and various aromatic aldehydes in a liquid-solid two-phase system, gives arylethynyl phenyl ketones in good yield.