Expected and unexpected outcomes of a heteroborane isomerisation

Shirley Dunn, Georgina M. Rosair, Andrew S. Weller, Alan J. Welch

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Gentle thermolysis of compound 1, an intermediate in the isomerisation of an overcrowded icosahedral carbametallaborane, surprisingly yields two rearranged products, compound 2 (expected from theory) and compound 3 (unexpected).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1065-1066
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 1998


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