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Issue 3, 2013
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Lewis acidic behavior of B(C6Cl5)3

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We report that B(C6Cl5)3 is a potent Lewis acid which, despite the bulk of the pentachlorophenyl group, forms complexes with small anions, including fluoride, or organic Lewis bases, such as p-dimethylaminopyridine.

Graphical abstract: Lewis acidic behavior of B(C6Cl5)3

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The article was received on 05 Jun 2012, accepted on 26 Jul 2012 and first published on 13 Aug 2012

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31482G
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 608-610
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    Lewis acidic behavior of B(C6Cl5)3

    H. Zhao, J. H. Reibenspies and F. P. Gabbaï, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 608
    DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31482G

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