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4.3.2. Recent advances in the chemistry of 1,1’-bis(ortho-carborane)


Igor B. Sivaev

A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Corresponding author e-mail: sivaev@ineos.ac.ru

Received: October 01, 2016; accepted: October 26, 2016

Abstract. The chemistry of 1,1’-bis(ortho-carborane) has rapidly developed in recent years since a convenient method was reported for its synthesis. Here we review the recent progress in this field with main emphasis on the synthesis of 1,1’-bis(carborane)- based heterocycles and transition metal complexes as well as metallacarboranes.


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