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General Information:


CAS Number: 617-86-7

Molecular Weight: 116.28 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Common Uses:

Reagent for the reduction of alcohols to methylenes

Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (30 mg, 0.047 mmol) in TFA (2 mL) was added Et3SiH (1 mL). The reaction mixture was stirred at RT for 3 h, then diluted with DCM (5 mL) . . .

[full procedure]


1) Patent Reference: WO2016023832, page 41, (3.2 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Triethylsilane (link)

3) Triethylsilane (link)