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Publication details for Dr David R.W. Hodgson

Korhonen, Heidi J., Bolt, Hannah L., Vicente-Gines, Leyre, Perks, Daniel C. & Hodgson, David R. W. (2015). PPN pyrophosphate: A New Reagent for the Preparation of Nucleoside Triphosphates. Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 190(5-6): 758-762.

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Tris{bis(triphenylphosphoranylidene) ammonium} (PPN) pyrophosphate was accessed via aqueous precipitation and desiccation. The reagent was investigated as a replacement for highly hygroscopic alkylammonium salts in Ludwig-Yoshikawa reactions for the preparation of nucleoside-5’-triphosphates.