User:Blipperman/Eaton's Reagent

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Eaton's reagent[1] (7.7 wt% phosphorus pentoxide solution in methanesulfonic acid) is used as an alternative to polyphosphoric acid in chemical synthesis to promote acylation reactions.


  1. ^ Eaton, P. E.; Carlson, G. R.; Lee, J. T.; J. Org. Chem. 1973, 38, 4071