Polyazolyl chelate chemistry. 13. An osmaboratrane

Mark R.St J. Foreman, Anthony F. Hill*, Andrew J.P. White, David J. Williams

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    The reaction of [Os(C6H5)Cl(CO)(PPh3)2] with Na[HB(mt)3] (mt = methimazolyl) results in benzene elimination and the formation of the first osmaboratrane [B(mt)3Os(CO)(PPh3)](Os→B), the crystal structure of which reveals a somewhat long transannular dative bond between osmium(0) and boron(III).

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)913-916
    Number of pages4
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2004


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