Tetrabenzyl pyrophosphate is a phosphorylating agent used to prepare prodrugs, which increase bioavailability, meaning that the drugs can be administered as injectables rather than tablets. These drugs are used in the treatment of viruses, cancer, and anti-emetics, such as fosaprepitant. This particular reagent is mild and utilized primarily to phosphorylate amines and alcohols.


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Pharmaceuticals Intermediates

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Phosphorus Specialties Phosphate Esters Aromatic Phosphates

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America

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