Phosphinate

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Phosphinates are organophosphorus compounds with the formula OP(OR)R2. The phosphinate group is a structural isomer of the phosphonite group P(OR)2R.

Synthesis[edit]

Phosphinates can be synthetized by the Michaelis–Arbuzov reaction. Phosphinites P(OR)R2 can be oxidized into phosphinates.

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