Synfacts 2011(11): 1263-1263  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1289298
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Fe-Catalyzed Phenanthrene Synthesis via [4+2] Benzannulation

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Publication Date:
19 October 2011 (online)

The reactant depicted in the Scheme should be a biaryl or 2-alkenylphenyl Grignard reagent, and not a biphenyl of 2-alkenylbenzene. Further, the structure of the ligand, 4,4′-di-tert-butyl-2,2′-bipyridyl (dtbpy) was wrong. The corrected Scheme is shown below. We apologize for these mistakes.