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borane

[′bȯ‚rān]
(inorganic chemistry)
A class of binary compounds of boron and hydrogen; boranes are used as fuels. Also known as boron hydride.
A substance which may be considered a derivative of a boron-hydrogen compound, such as BCl3 and B10H12I2.
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The reaction yields were quite low due to the instability of the methylacetal protecting group towards borane reagent and the problems with handling volatile intermediate compounds.
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