Ei-ichi Negishi

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Ei-ichi Negishi
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Negishi in 2010
Born (1935-07-14) 14 Julie 1935 (age 83)
Hsinking, Manchukuo (nou Changchun, Cheenae)
Residence Unitit States
Naitionality Japan
Alma mater Varsity o Tokyo
Varsity o Pennsylvanie
Kent for Negishi couplin
Awairds Sir Edward Frankland Prize Lectureship (2000)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2010)
Person o Cultural Merit (2010)
Order o Cultur (2010)
Scientific career
Institutions Teijin
Purdue Varsity
Syracuse Varsity
Hokkaido Varsity
Doctoral advisor Allan R. Day
Influences Herbert Charles Brown

Ei-ichi Negishi (根岸 英一, Negishi Eiichi, born Julie 14, 1935[1]) is a Japanese chemist who haes spent maist o his career at Purdue Varsity in the Unitit States. He is best kent for his discovery o the Negishi couplin.[2] He wis awairdit the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for palladium catalysed cross couplins in organic seenthesis" jyntly wi Richard F. Heck an Akira Suzuki.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Negishi's CV on its lab's website
  2. Anthony O. King; Nobuhisa Okukado; Ei-ichi Negishi (1977). "Highly general stereo-, regio-, and chemo-selective synthesis of terminal and internal conjugated enynes by the Pd-catalysed reaction of alkynylzinc reagents with alkenyl halides". Journal of the Chemical Society Chemical Communications (19): 683. doi:10.1039/C39770000683. 
  3. "Press release 6 October 2010". Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 6 October 2010.