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Oxidation reactions of a phosphine-borane-stabilised dialkylstannylene

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Abstract

The acyclic dialkylstannylene [(Me3Si){Me2P(BH3)}CH]2Sn (7) reacts with any of methyl iodide, neopentyl iodide or benzyl bromide to yield the corresponding oxidative addition products [(Me3Si){Me2P(BH3)}CH]2Sn(Me)(I) (8), [(Me3Si){Me2P(BH3)}CH]2Sn(CH2CMe3)(I) (9), and [(Me3Si){Me2P(BH3)}CH]2Sn(CH2Ph)(Br) (10), respectively. The crystal structures of 8, 9, and 10 reveal that there are no close B–H⋯Sn contacts. In addition, 7 reacts with benzil or elemental sulfur to yield [{Me2P(BH3)}(Me3Si)CH]2Sn(OCPh[double bond, length as m-dash]CPhO) (11) and [{Me2P(BH3)}(Me3Si)CH]2Sn(S) (12), respectively, as confirmed by multinuclear NMR spectroscopy and elemental analysis.

Graphical abstract: Oxidation reactions of a phosphine-borane-stabilised dialkylstannylene

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The article was received on 27 Oct 2009, accepted on 14 Dec 2009 and first published on 19 Jan 2010


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/B922507B
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2010,39, 2379-2384
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    Oxidation reactions of a phosphine-borane-stabilised dialkylstannylene

    C. Wills, K. Izod, W. Clegg and R. W. Harrington, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 2379
    DOI: 10.1039/B922507B

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