Texas A&M Chemist Helps Pave Way for Cheaper, Faster, Safer Chemical Synthesis Using Iron as Catalyst

Oct 22, 2021
“We have now provided a new route that uses a cheap and non-toxic catalyst and is completed in a matter of minutes, rather than hours or days. In addition, we show that the method is very robust and versatile. This will open the door to synthesis of new pharmaceuticals, novel materials and pesticides that, before this work, were difficult to make and only possible using more expensive and more toxic catalysts.”
Dr. Osvaldo Gutierrez, Texas A&M chemist