In this HOT Article, US researchers have presented an in depth reactivity study of alkynylgold species and phosphonates. As protodeauration is the main terminating step in gold catalysis, the effect of labile P–H bonds will be of interest to those studying gold catalysis, as well as those studying phosphite chemistry.
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Gerald F. Manbeck, Mark C. Kohler, Meghan R. Porter and Robert A. Stockland Jr.
Dalton Trans., 2011, Advance Article