Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 2007, 72, 1689-1696

Synthesis of Alkoxy Derivatives of Decahydro-closo-decaborate Anion

Alexander V. Prikaznova,b, Vikentii I. Bragina,*, Margarita N. Davydovab, Igor B. Sivaeva and Vladimir I. Bregadzea

a A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilov Str. 28, 119991 Moscow, Russia
b M. V. Lomonosov Moscow Academy for Fine Chemical Technology, Vernadskii Pr. 86, 117571 Moscow, Russia


Synthesis of alkoxy derivatives of closo-decaborate anion [1- and 2-B10H9OR]2- by reaction of the hydroxy derivatives with corresponding alkyl bromides was described. A new method of synthesis of 2-hydroxy derivative of closo-decaborate anion [2-B10H9OH]2- was proposed.

Keywords: Boranes; Boron clusters; closo-Decaborate; Hydroxyboranes; Alkoxyboranes.

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