The current article reports in detail the preparation of two phosphonoterephthalic acids: 2-phosphonoterephthalic acid (1) and 2,5-diphosphonoterephthalic acid (2). Efficient, scalable syntheses have been developed for both compounds based on Pd-catalyzed coupling reactions of iodinated terephthalate esters. Phosphonoterephthalic acids are potentially useful as flame-retardant additives or as monomers for the construction of acid-pendant polymer chains.
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Ivan, Nathaniel; Benin, Vladimir; and Morgan, Alexander, "Preparation of Phosphonoterephthalic Acids via Palladium-catalyzed Coupling of Aromatic Iodoesters" (2013). Chemistry Faculty Publications. 6.
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