A terminal borylene ruthenium complex: from B-H activation to reversible hydrogen release.

Abstract

Starting from RuHCl(H2)(PCy3)2, a terminal ruthenium mesitylborylene complex was obtained via double B-H bond activation of mesitylborane and concomitant release of dihydrogen, such a process being remarkably reversible. 
DOI: 10.1021/ja805164n

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