Negishi coupling

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Ei-ichi Negishi, Japanese chemist.

Noun[edit]

Negishi coupling (plural Negishi couplings)

  1. (chemistry) Any of a class of reactions in which an organic halide reacts with an organometallic zinc compound under the control of a catalyst; R-X + R'-Zn-X' => R-R'