Triphenylphosphine-catalysed conversion of maleic anhydride into acrylate esters

G R A Adair, M G Edwards, J M J Williams

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Maleic anhydride has been converted into a range of acrylate esters on treatment with a suitable alcohol using triphenylphosphine as a catalyst. (C) 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5523-5525
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2003


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