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Zheng-gen ZHA(zwang3@ustc.edu.cn);
Zhi-yong WANG(zgzha@ustc.edu.cn)


Recently, organic electrochemical synthesis has emerged as the most important and attractive method to construct carbon-carbon bond and carbon-heteroatom bonds in organic synthetic chemistry. This review mainly summarizes the electrochemical syntheses at present, especially focused on the recent progresses in our research group using an iodine radical as a mediator to promote α-C?H bond functionalization. The organic electrosynthesis provides an alternative approach and a new research direction in the development of green organic synthesis.

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organic electrosynthesis, iodine radical, C—H functionalization, green synthesis

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