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Keywords:

  • alkyl halides;
  • Grignard reagents;
  • homogeneous catalysis;
  • iron;
  • sustainable chemistry
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Cheap and safe: An iron-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between alkyl halides and alkenyl Grignard reagents is described. This C[BOND]C bond coupling reaction is promoted by the cheap and nontoxic FeCl3 and displays good tolerance against various functional groups.