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Chapter 6

Organoboron Compounds as Radical Reducing Agents

The ability of organoboron compounds to participate in free radical reactions has been identified since the earliest investigation of their chemistry.1 For instance, the autoxidation of organoboranes (Scheme 6.1) has been proved to involve radical intermediates.2 This reaction led to the use of trie...

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Print publication date
10 Nov 2009
Copyright year
2009
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-000-6
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-076-1
From the book series:
Green Chemistry Series