Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 232-242

Alkaline solvolysis of diaminophosphates

Jiří Mollin, Jiří Láznička and František Kašpárek

Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Palacký University, 771 46 Olomouc


Mechanism of alkaline solvolysis of phenyl diaminophosphates is discussed on the basis of its selectivity, activation entropy and steric effects. All methods used show that the reaction proceeds by SN2 mechanism via an intermediate, containing a pentavalent phosphorus.