Manganese(III)-mediated alkenyl Csp2–P bond formation from the reaction of β-nitrostyrenes with dialkyl phosphites.
Xue, J.F. ; Zhou, S.F. ; Liu, Y.Y. ; Pan, X. ; Zou, J.P. ; Asekun, O.T. (2015-03-17)
Mn(OAc)3-mediated tandem phosphonyl radical addition to β-nitrostyrenes followed by denitration to form (E)-2-alkenyl phosphonates in good yield is described.