Unprecedented steric deformation of ortho-carborane

Brian W. Hutton, Fraser MacIntosh, David Ellis, Fabien Herisse, Stuart A. Macgregor, David McKay, Victoria Petrie-Armstrong, Georgina M. Rosair, Dmitry S. Perekalin, Hugo Tricas, Alan J. Welch

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The reduction and subsequent oxidation of meta-carboranes containing bulky groups attached to the cage C atoms affords sterically-crowded ortho-carboranes with unprecedentedly long C-C connectivities. © The Royal Society of Chemistry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5345-5347
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Hutton, B. W., MacIntosh, F., Ellis, D., Herisse, F., Macgregor, S. A., McKay, D., Petrie-Armstrong, V., Rosair, G. M., Perekalin, D. S., Tricas, H., & Welch, A. J. (2008). Unprecedented steric deformation of ortho-carborane. Chemical Communications, (42), 5345-5347. https://doi.org/10.1039/b810702e