1,1’-(9,9-Dimethyl-9H-xanthene-4,5-diyl)bis[1,1-diphenyl-phosphine is an organophosphorus compound derived from the heterocycle xanthene. It is used as a bidentate ligand and is noteworthy for having a particularly wide bite angle. Such ligands are useful in the hydroformylation of alkenes.
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