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Boiling Point: 65-75° / 1 sub
Melting Point: 79-81°
Molecular Weight: 323.39
Alternative Name: TRIOXA(TRIMETHYLSILOXY)RHENIUM
HMIS Key: 2-1-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water
Application: Reacts with Me3SiOR to form ReO3(OR).1
Catalyzes Prins cyclization reaction between homoallylic alcohols and aldehydes.2
Reference: 1. Hermann, W. et al. Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 465.
2. Tadpetch, K.; Rychnovsky, S. D. Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4839.
Additional Properties: Soluble: hydrocarbons, THF, chloroform; moisture sensitive