trimethyl borate

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trimethyl borate

[trī′meth·əl ′bȯr‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
B(OCH3)3 A water-white liquid, boiling at 67-68°C; used as a solvent for resins, waxes, and oils, and as a catalyst and a reagent in analysis of paint and varnish. Also known as methyl borate.
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Phosphorus decasulfide, 2-bromoacetophenone, 2,4'-dibromoacetophenone, n-butyllithium, 2-isopropoxy-4,4,5,5-tetramethyl-1,3,2-dioxaborolane, 2-mesythyImagnesium bromide solution (1 M), bis(triphenylphosphine)palladium(II)chloride, dichloromethane (Aldrich), trimethylborate diethyl ether, tetrahydrofuran (THF), toluene, sodium bicarbonate, and N-bromosuccinimde (NBS) (Merck) were used without further purification except for diethyl ether and THF, which were dried over metallic sodium.
More recent interest in gaseous timber treatments involves the use of trimethylborate (TMB) or supercritical [CO.