A simple synthesis of phosphonoformamides

Colin G. Ferguson, Gregory R.J. Thatcher

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A novel route to C-amides of the antiviral drug Foscarnet via the PFA diester 4 is described. The reaction with amines is facilitated by in situ intramolecular cyclization to form a more reactive intermediate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1325-1326
Number of pages2
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Organic Chemistry


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