Triethyl 4-phosphonocrotonate is used as a reactant for iminodipropionic acid as a leaving group for DNA polymerization by HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, orally bioavailable GPR40 agonist synthesis, preparation of mGlu4R agonists and synthesis of fluoroketone inhibitors of group VIA calcium-independent phospholipase A2.
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George Kokotos; Yuan-Hao Hsu; John E.Burke; Constantinos Baskakis; Christoforos G.Kokotos; Victoria Magrioti; Edward A.Dennis. Potent and selective fluoroketone inhibitors of group VIA calcium-independent phospholipase A2. Journal of medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry. 2010, 53,(9), 3602-3610.
Wadsworth-Emmons reaction with carbonyl compounds leads to conjugated dienoic esters. Use of LiHMDS or LDA as base results in a high proportion of the (E,E)-isomer: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 100, 3599 (1978).
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.