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Carbon Dioxide-Mediated Preparation of Amine-Boranes

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posted on 15.06.2020, 14:50 by Daniel O'Neal Reddy

Since their discovery by Burg and Schlesinger in 1937, amine-boranes have enjoyed a rich preparative history and have experienced reinvigorated interest as valuable reagents for organic syntheses. Previously, the Herbert C. Brown Center for Borane Research has reported their synthesis from NaBH4 and amines via the intermediacy of (NH4)2SO4 or NaHCO3. Described herein is a CO2-mediated amine-borane synthesis that accommodates all classes of amines, particularly long-chain trialkyl- and pyridine-like heteroarylamines.

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Herbert C. Brown Center for Borane Research

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Degree Type

Master of Science

Department

Chemistry

Campus location

West Lafayette

Advisor/Supervisor/Committee Chair

Dr. P.V. Ramachandran

Additional Committee Member 2

Dr. Marcy Towns

Additional Committee Member 3

Dr. Davin Piercey

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