|Molar mass||78.908 g mol−1|
|Appearance||clear, colorless liquid|
|Melting point||−46 to −45 °C.|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|(what is ?)|
1,2-Dihydro-1,2-azaborine is an aromatic chemical compound with properties intermediate between benzene and borazine. Its chemical formula is C4BNH6. It resembles a benzene ring, except that two adjacent carbons are replaced by nitrogen and boron, respectively.
One of the synthetic steps is a ring-closing metathesis (RCM) reaction:
- Stu Borman. "Long-Sought Benzenelike Molecule Created: Aromaticity of organic-inorganic hybrid resembles benzene's." C&EN January 5, 2009 Volume 87, Number 01 p. 11
- A. J. V. Marwitz; M. H. Matus; L. N. Zakharov; D. A. Dixon; S.-Y. Liu (January 2009). "A Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Benzene". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48 (5): 973–977. doi:10.1002/anie.200805554. PMID 19105174.
- TBS = tert-butyldimethylsilyl, step 2 RCM = ring-closing metathesis using Grubbs' catalyst, step 3 organic oxidation using palladium on carbon, step 4 reduction LiBHEt3, step 5 conversion to piano stool complex as protective group with chromium carbonyl derivative, step 6 cleavage N-TBS bond HF, step 7 deprotection with triphenylphosphine