The first bona fide sodium complex of hydrotris(methimazolyl)borate: an example of sodium exhibiting a preference for sulfur over oxygen

Mark Spicer, John Reglinski, Dawn Wallace, Ann Biernat, Matthias Schwalbe

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The synthesis and structure of two related sodium complexes are reported which demonstrate that sulfur can preferentially complex to sodium irrespective of the presence of more apposite donor species such as DMF.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2242 - 2244
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2007



  • sodium complex
  • hydrotris(methimazolyl)borate
  • sodium
  • sulfur

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