Phosphorus tri-iodide (PI), a powerful deoxygenating agent

J.N. Denis, A. Krief

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On reaction with PI sulphoxides, selenoxides, aldehyde oximes, and primary nitroalkanes are transformed to sulphides, selenides, and nitriles, respectively.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)544-545
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1980


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