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*  Borohydride
The most important borohydrides are lithium borohydride and sodium borohydride, but other salts are well known (see Table). ... Borohydride refers to the anion BH4− and its salts. Borohydride is also the term used for compounds containing BH4−nXn−, for ... Borohydrides can serve as ligands for many metals, and there is a large coordination chemistry of the borohydride ion. In most ... Sodium borohydride is the borohydride that is produced on the largest scale industrially, estimated at 5000 tons/y in 2002. The ...
*  Aluminium borohydride
... aluminium borohydride is a covalent compound. Aluminium borohydride is formed by the reaction between sodium borohydride with ... Aluminium borohydride, also known as aluminium tetrahydroborate, (in American English, aluminum borohydride and aluminum ... "First-principles study on thermodynamical stability of metal borohydrides: Aluminum borohydride Al(BH4)3". J. Alloys Compd. 446 ... ISBN 0-8493-0594-2. J. Kollonitsch & O. Fuchs (1955). "Preparation of Aluminium Borohydride and its Applications in Organic ...
*  Sodium borohydride
... can be used to reduce foxing in old books and documents. Sodium borohydride is a source of basic borate ... Sodium borohydride is used as reducing agent in the synthesis of gold nanoparticles. Sodium borohydride has been considered as ... Exploiting this reactivity, sodium borohydride is used in prototypes of the direct borohydride fuel cell. The hydrogen is ... Spontaneous ignition can result from solution of sodium borohydride in dimethylformamide. Lithium borohydride Lithium aluminium ...
*  Beryllium borohydride
... is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Be(BH4)2. The crystal structure is made up of a ... Beryllium borohydride is formed by the reaction of beryllium hydride with diborane in an ether solution. The purest beryllium ... "Crystal structure of beryllium borohydride". Inorganic Chemistry. 11 (4): 820-823. doi:10.1021/ic50110a033. Greenwood, Norman N ... hydride is obtained by the reaction of triphenylphosphine, PPh3, with beryllium borohydride, Be(BH4)2: Be(BH4)2 + 2PPh3 → ...
*  Uranium borohydride
... U(BH4)4 is a volatile uranium complex with borohydride. This green-coloured compound is polymeric in the ... Uranium borohydride was discovered by Hermann Irving Schlesinger and Herbert C. Brown, who also discovered sodium borohydride. ... Uranium borohydride is, after uranium hexafluoride, the most volatile compound of uranium known with a vapor pressure of 4 mmHg ... Borohydrides are nonideal ligands for isotope separations, since boron occurs naturally with two abundant isotopes, 10B (20%) ...
*  Lithium borohydride
Lithium aluminium hydride Sodium borohydride Direct borohydride fuel cell The greater ratio of energy density to specific ... 3 LiF Lithium borohydride is a stronger reducing agent than sodium borohydride. In mixtures of methanol and diethyl ether, ... Lithium borohydride (LiBH4) is a tetrahydroborate and known in organic synthesis as a reducing agent for esters. Although less ... Lithium borohydride may be prepared by the metathesis reaction, which occurs upon ball-milling the more commonly available ...
*  Direct borohydride fuel cell
... s (DBFCs) are a subcategory of alkaline fuel cells which are directly fed by sodium borohydride or ... 4H2 Direct borohydride fuel cells decompose and oxidize the borohydride directly, side-stepping hydrogen production and even ... Sodium borohydride costs US$500 per kg, but with borax recycling and mass production projected prices for the fuel are as low ... Sodium borohydride can already be purchased for as low as US$ 200 per kg from european eBay's sellers Sustainable development ...
*  Methyldiborane
If the borohydride is sodium borohydride, then methane is a side product. If the metal is lithium then no methane is produced. ... Schlesinger, H. I.; Brown, Herbert C (September 1943). "The Borohydrides of Gallium". Journal of the American Chemical Society ... When trimethylgallium reacts with diborane at -45°, methyldiborane is produced along with dimethylgallium borohydride. 2(CH3) ... or reacting a metal borohydride with trimethylborane in the presence of hydrogen chloride, aluminium chloride or boron ...
*  R)-2-Methyl-CBS-oxazaborolidine
"Asymmetric synthesis using chirally modified borohydrides. Part 3. Enantioselective reduction of ketones and oxime ethers with ...
*  Willard Gibbs Award
... for the discovery of metal borohydrides; and the elaboration of practical procedures for their preparation; for the discovery ...
*  Prolinol
"Asymmetric synthesis using chirally modified borohydrides. Part 2. Enantioselective reduction of ketones with polymeric (S)- ...
*  Halostachine
... with sodium borohydride. Chemically, N-methylphenyethanolamine is an aromatic compound, an amine, and an alcohol. The amino- ... and the product finally converted to racemic N-methylphenylethanolamine by means of sodium borohydride in ethanol. An efficient ...
*  Hermann Irving Schlesinger
He and Herbert C. Brown discovered sodium borohydride in 1940 and both were involved in further development of borohydride ... "New developments in the chemistry of diborane and the borohydrides. General summary". Journal of the American Chemical Society ...
*  Tetramethylammonium
"Preparation of quaternary ammonium borohydrides from sodium and lithium borohydrides". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 74: 2346-2348. doi: ... tetramethylammonium borohydride has been made from tetramethylammonium hydroxide as shown: Me4N+[OH]− + Na+[BH4]− → Me4N+[BH4 ...
*  Quinoline
doi:10.1016/S0964-8305(96)00032-7. GRIBBLE, Gordon W.; HEALD, Peter W. (1975). "Reactions of Sodium Borohydride in Acidic Media ... The reduction of quinoline with sodium borohydride in the presence of acetic acid is known to produce Kairoline A. (C.f. ...
*  Enantioselective reduction of ketones
4) Chirally modified borohydrides are also useful for enantioselective ketone reductions. Economical ligands derived from amino ... Stoichiometric reducing agents to accomplish this task include lithium aluminium hydride, sodium borohydride, alkoxy ... borohydrides, alkoxy aluminium hydrides, and boranes. Initial efforts toward enantioselective ketone reductions focused on the ... acids have been used to modify borohydrides, affording highly selective reducing agents. (5) Chiral alkylborohydrides are ...
*  Rhodopsin
Bownds D, Wald G (Jan 1965). "Reaction of the rhodopsin chromophore with sodium borohydride". Nature. 205: 254-7. doi:10.1038/ ...
*  Danishefsky Taxol total synthesis
Subsequent reduction using sodium borohydride produced alcohol 51 . Reaction of this alcohol with the Ojima lactam 52 and a ... Reduction of this diketone with sodium borohydride provided unsaturated ketoalcohol 2, which was protected as an acetate. ...
*  Sodium triacetoxyborohydride
Like other borohydrides, it is used as a reducing agent in organic synthesis. This colourless salt is prepared by protonolysis ... sodium triacetoxyborohydride is a milder reducing agent than sodium borohydride or even sodium cyanoborohydride. Furthermore, ... of sodium borohydride with acetic acid: NaBH4 + 3 HO2CCH3 → NaBH(O2CCH3)3 + 3 H2 Owing to the steric and electronic effects of ...
*  Oxymercuration reaction
Bordwell, Frederick G.; Douglass, Miriam L. "Reduction of Alkylmercuric Hydroxides by Sodium Borohydride.". Journal of the ... the mercury adduct product created by the oxymercuration reaction is almost always treated with sodium borohydride (NaBH4) in ...
*  Sodium cyanoborohydride
Another route entails treating sodium borohydride with mercury(II) cyanide. The commercial samples can be purified but the ... doi:10.1002/047084289X.rs059.pub2 Ellen W. Baxter, Allen B. Reitz Reductive Aminations of Carbonyl Compounds with Borohydride ... as found in sodium borohydride. As a mild reducing agent, it is especially used to convert imines to amines. It is especially ...
*  Leucopelargonidin
... aromadendrin by sodium borohydride reduction. Dihydrokaempferol 4-reductase uses cis-3,4-leucopelargonidin and NADP+ to produce ...
*  Taxifolin
Leucocyanidin can be synthesized from taxifolin by sodium borohydride reduction. Graham, H. M.; Kurth, E. F. (1949). " ...
*  Ester
The related reagent sodium borohydride is slow in this reaction. DIBAH reduces esters to aldehydes. Direct reduction to give ...
*  Molecular Borromean rings
Reduction with sodium borohydride in ethanol affords the neutral Borromeand. True to a Borromean system, cleavage of just one ...