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).

published proceedings

  • Chem Commun (Camb)

author list (cited authors)

  • Lee, M. H., Agou, T., Kobayashi, J., Kawashima, T., & Gabbai, F. P.

citation count

  • 185

complete list of authors

  • Lee, Min Hyung||Agou, Tomohiro||Kobayashi, Junji||Kawashima, Takayuki||Gabbaiï, François P

publication date

  • March 2007