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Electrochemical deuteration of unactivated alkyl halides provides a general, efficient and sustainable method to prepare deuterium-labelled alkanes.

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Fig. 1: Deuteration of organic halides for synthesis of deuterium-labelled compounds.


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Ran, CK., Yu, DG. Ready and label. Nat Rev Chem 6, 679–680 (2022).

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