Functional group reductions with Lewis base adducts of gallane

Colin L. Raston, Anna F.H. Siu, Carolyn J. Tranter, David J. Young

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Tertiary amine and tertiary phosphine adducts of gallane, L·GaH3 (L = Me3N, quinuclidine, (C6H11)3P), reduce a variety of unsaturated functional groups with a selectivity different to that observed for similar alane adducts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5915-5918
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 1994
Externally publishedYes


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