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Issue 42, 2008
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Unprecedented steric deformation of ortho-carborane

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The reduction and subsequent oxidation of meta-carboranes containing bulky groups attached to the cage C atoms affords sterically-crowded ortho-carboranes with unprecedentedly long C–C connectivities.

Graphical abstract: Unprecedented steric deformation of ortho-carborane

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The article was received on 25 Jun 2008, accepted on 15 Aug 2008 and first published on 19 Sep 2008

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B810702E
Chem. Commun., 2008, 5345-5347

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    Unprecedented steric deformation of ortho-carborane

    B. W. Hutton, F. MacIntosh, D. Ellis, F. Herisse, S. A. Macgregor, D. McKay, V. Petrie-Armstrong, G. M. Rosair, D. S. Perekalin, H. Tricas and A. J. Welch, Chem. Commun., 2008, 5345
    DOI: 10.1039/B810702E

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