Purdue University, 2011
The Winning Reagent
Aldrich Catalog: 656984; CAS: 807329-97-1
The reagent is also known under the names Isopropylmagnesium Chloride–Lithium Chloride complex or Turbo-Grignard™ and was discovered in 2004. Since then it has found a wide range of elegant applications in laboratory syntheses and has been up-scaled for industrial processes. The article on the Award winning reagent by Paul Knochel and Andrei Gavryushin was published in EROS in October 2010.