The development of iron catalysts for Cross-Coupling reactions

Robin B. Bedford*, Peter B. Brenner

*Corresponding author for this work

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Cross-coupling between organometallic nucleophiles and organic elec-trophiles is currently one of the most widely investigated areas of organic homogeneous catalysis with iron. This overview charts the development and application of iron catalysts for cross-coupling reactions, focusing predominantly on findings over the last 5 years.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-46
Number of pages28
JournalTopics in Organometallic Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Cross-coupling
  • Iron
  • Iron catalysis


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