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Stereospecific Iron-Catalyzed Carbon(sp2)-Carbon(sp3) Cross-Coupling with Alkyllithium and Alkenyl Iodides

Xiao-Lin Lu, Mark Shannon, Xiao-Shui Peng*, Henry N. C. Wong*

*Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China, Email:,

X.-L. Lu, M. Shannon, X.-S. Peng, H. N. C. Wong, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 2546-2549.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b00394

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An efficient iron-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between organolithium compounds and alkenyl iodides provides the desired products in good yields and high stereospecificity.

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