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Ei-ichi Negishi
Negishi in 2010
Born14 Julie 1935(1935-07-14)
Hsinking, Manchukuo (nou Changchun, Cheenae)
ResidenceUnitit States
Alma materVarsity o Tokyo
Varsity o Pennsylvanie
Kent forNegishi couplin
AwairdsSir Edward Frankland Prize Lectureship (2000)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2010)
Person o Cultural Merit (2010)
Order o Cultur (2010)
Scientific career
Purdue Varsity
Syracuse Varsity
Hokkaido Varsity
Doctoral advisorAllan R. Day
InfluencesHerbert Charles Brown

Ei-ichi Negishi (根岸 英一, Negishi Eiichi, born Julie 14, 1935[1]; deed 6 Juin 2021) wis a Japanese chemist who 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]


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  1. Negishi's CV Archived 2010-10-24 at the Wayback Machine 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. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)