Organic Phosphorus-Selenium Chemistry

Guoxiong Hua, J Derek Woollins

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The reactivity and application of typical organic P-Se containing compounds, namely, selenotriphosphines SePR3, secondary selenophosphines SePHR2, selenophophates SeP(OR)3, selenophosphonates SeP(OR)2R, selenophosphinates SeP(OR)R2, their derivatives and closely related compounds is described. The usefulness of Woollins’ Reagent in organic synthesis is also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSelenium and Tellurium Chemistry
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Small Molecules to Biomolecules
EditorsJ Derek Woollins, Risto Laitinen
Number of pages39
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-20699-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-20698-6
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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