Brown hydroboration reaction

  • Jie Jack Li


Addition of boranes to olefins, followed by basic oxidation of the organoboranes, resulting in alcohols.


Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Reaction Addition Basic Oxidation Hydroboration Reaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jie Jack Li
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  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentPfizer Global Research and DevelopmentAnn ArborUSA

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