998-39-0

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TRI-n-BUTYLGERMANE, 99%

Product Code: GET8100

Cas No: 998-39-0

R&D quantities:

10 g
$461.00
2.5 g
$142.00
Germanium-Base Reducing Agent
Tri-n-butylgermane; Tributylgermanium hydride
  • Reduces acid chlorides to aldehydes in presence of Pd(0)
  • Effects free-radical reductive addition of alkyl halides to olefins
  • Reduces benzylic chlorides 70x faster than silyl hydrides
  • Boiling Point: 123° / 20

    Molecular Weight: 244.94

    Alternative Name: TRIBUTYLGERMANIUM HYDRIDE

    Specific Gravity: 0.916

    Flashpoint: 78°C (172°F)

    HMIS Key: 3-2-1-X

    Formula: C12H28Ge

    Purity: 99%

    Refractive Index: 1.4508

    Application: Effects free-radical reductive addition of alkyl halides to olefins with AIBN.1,2
    Reduces benzylic chlorides 70 X faster than silyl hydrides.3
    Initiates radical cyclization of polyenes.4

    Reference: 1. Hershberger, J. Tetrahedron Lett. 1986, 26, 6289.
    2. Pike, P. et al. Tetrahedron 1988, 44, 6295.
    3. Mayr, H. et al. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 1992, 31, 1046.
    4. Spino, C. et al. J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 5292.