Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Primary and Secondary Alkyl Halides with Aryl Grignard Reagents

M. Nakamura*, K. Matsuo, S. Ito, E. Nakamura*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3686–3687.  DOI: 10.1021/ja049744t

Abstract: An iron-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of a primary or secondary alkyl halide with an aryl Grignard reagent proceeds under mild conditions to give the corresponding coupling product in quantitative yield.

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