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Looks like a hydroacylation

Posted by naturalproductman on January 18, 2015

Aleander Radosevich and co-workers from Penn State have reported in JACS on a phosphetane catalyzed deoxygenative condensation between an alpha-ketoester and a carboxylic acid.
reduction

JACS paper

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