Synthesis of pinacol acetals catalyzed by (2-carboxyphenyl)diphenylphosphonium bromide

Wenhua Huang, Ning Xu
2017 Figshare  
(2-Carboxyphenyl)diphenylphosphonium bromide that is readily prepared from commercial 2-(diphenylphosphino)benzoic acid and HBr is an efficient catalyst for the synthesis of pinacol acetals from a variety of aldehydes at room temperature.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5352892.v1 fatcat:mzjcmnbbnjcgpo6pc66l27pg3i