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A borane is an inorganic chemical compound of boron and hydrogen. Boranes are often unstable. They are named by analogy with the alkanes, which are carbon-hydrogen compounds.

German chemist Alfred Stock was the first scientist to characterize the series of boron-hydrogen compounds by analogy with hydrocarbons.

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The salts of boranes are called borohydrides.

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