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Ei-ichi Negishi (根岸 英一 , Negishi Eiichi, July 14, 1935 – June 6, 2021) was a Japanese chemist. He was best known for his discovery of the Negishi coupling. He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for palladium catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis" together with Richard F. Heck and Akira Suzuki.

Negishi died in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 6, 2021 at the age of 85.

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