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A simple synthesis of 1-aminophosphonic acids from 1-hydroxyiminophosphonates with NaBH4 in the presence of transition metal compounds

1996-01-15
Demir, AS
Tanyeli, Cihangir
Sesenoglu, O
Demic, S
Evin, OO
A new procedure has been developed for the synthesis of 1-aminophosphonic acids. Diethyl phosphonates are converted to hydroxyiminophosphonates when treated with hydroxylamine hydrochloride. Reduction of hydroxyiminophosphonates with NaBH4 in MeOH in the presence of MoO3 or NiCl2 and hydrolysis of 1- aminophosphonates gave 1-aminophosphonic acids in good yield.