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Ferrocenylborane−Amine and Monomeric Diferrocenylborane:  Novel Organometallic Hydroborating Reagents

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posted on 01.03.2004, 00:00 by Matthias Scheibitz, Jan W. Bats, Michael Bolte, Hans-Wolfram Lerner, Matthias Wagner
The ferrocenylboranes FcBH2·NMe2Et and Fc2BH have been synthesized and characterized by X-ray crystallography, which revealed Fc2BH to be monomeric in the solid state. Both compounds undergo hydroboration reactions upon addition of alkynes.