The article “Boeszoermenyi A, Ogórek B, Jain A, Arthanari H, Wagner G (2020) The precious fluorine on the ring: fluorine NMR for biological systems. J Biomol NMR. https ://doi.org/10.1007/s10858-020-00331–z” was written for the “Special Issue: NMR in Pharmaceutical Discovery and Development”. However, unfortunately, it was published in an earlier issue of this journal owing to a publisher error. Further, the ORCID ID of author Wolfgang Jahnke is updated in the article. The original article has been corrected.