Kenkichi Sonogashira

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Kenkichi Sonogashira
Born25 October 1931 (1931-10-25) (age 87)
Alma materOsaka University
Known forSonogashira coupling
Scientific career
InstitutionsOsaka University, Osaka City University

Kenkichi Sonogashira (薗頭 健吉, Sonogashira Kenkichi, born 25 October 1931) is a Japanese chemist and was a Professor of Chemistry at Osaka University in Japan. He discovered the Sonogashira coupling in 1975. Sonogashira was later a professor at Osaka City University and retired in 2004.