B[BOND]H Activation at a Rhodium(I) Center: Isolation of a Bimetallic Complex Relevant to the Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Dehydrocoupling of Amine–Boranes


  • We thank the EPSRC for support.


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The missing link: A bimetallic complex that is relevant to the mechanism of transition-metal-catalyzed amine–borane dehydrocoupling has been isolated. The structure (see picture) contains three different amine–borane activation modes within the same molecule.