Fluoride ion complexation by a cationic borane in aqueous solution Academic Article uri icon


  • The phosphonium borane [p-Mes(2)B(C(6)H(4))PMePh(2)](+) complexes fluoride in water containing 10% methanol with a binding constant of 1.0(+/-0.1) x 10(3) M(-1) to afford the zwitterion p-Mes(2)FB(C(6)H(4))PMePh(2).

author list (cited authors)

  • Lee, M. H., Agou, T., Kobayashi, J., Kawashima, T., & Gabba├», F. P.

citation count

  • 168

publication date

  • February 2007