The self-condensation reaction of benzoyl dialkyl phosphonates was developed using cyanide ion as catalyst, affording versatile tertiary O-protected \alpha-hydroxy phosphonates in moderate yield.
EYMUR, SERKAN; GÖLLÜ, MEHMET; and DEMİR, AYHAN SITKI
"Self-condensation reactions of acyl phosphonates: synthesis of tertiary O-protected \alpha-hydroxyphosphonates,"
Turkish Journal of Chemistry: Vol. 38:
1, Article 17.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/chem/vol38/iss1/17