A novel phenyl-bromine ligand exchange reaction on germanium by boron tribromide

Yoshito Takeuchi, Kazuyuki Suzuki, Takashi Yagi, Yusuke Yoshida, Yoshitake Suzuki

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A novel phenyl-bromine ligand exchange reaction by BBr3 on germanium was investigated that proceeds without breaking Ge-CH2Ar bond. Typically, the reaction between (PhCH2)3PhGe and BBr3 resulted exclusively in the formation of (PhCH2) 3GeBr.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-107
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005


  • Boron tribromide
  • Organogermanium compound
  • Phenyl-bromine exchange
  • Synthesis

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