Science Bulletin

, Volume 60, Issue 16, pp 1391–1394 | Cite as

Oxidative cross-coupling: an alternative way for C–C bond formations

Progress Chemistry


Coupling reaction usually refers to the direct C–C bond formation between two carbon fragments. Generally, cross-coupling reactions between nucleophiles and electrophiles have been extensively studied and become the classic model for bond constructions. Another reaction model, bond formation from two nucleophiles through oxidative cross-coupling, has received more and more attention over the past few years. This paper will discuss the concept of oxidative cross-coupling and give an overview of its recent development.


Oxidative cross-coupling C–C bond formation Oxidant Nucleophile 





氧化交叉偶联 碳碳成键 氧化剂 亲核试剂 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, The Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)Wuhan UniversityWuhanChina

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