Use of fluorene-9-methanol as a phosphate protecting group in the synthesis of deoxyribo-oligonucleotides

@inproceedings{Katagiri1973UseOF,
  title={Use of fluorene-9-methanol as a phosphate protecting group in the synthesis of deoxyribo-oligonucleotides},
  author={Nobuya Katagiri and Chander Prakash Bahl and Keiichi Itakura and J. J. Michniewicz and Saran Adhar Narang},
  year={1973}
}
The fluore-9-methanol esters of the 5′-phosphates of oligonucleotides are soluble in organic solvents, and the protected oligonucleotides can be isolated by solvent extraction from the reaction mixture.