Do We Need Asymmetric Organocatalysis?

Authors

  • Peter I. Dalko

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2533/chimia.2007.213

Keywords:

Asymmetric synthesis, Bifunctional catalysts, Catalysis, History

Abstract

Asymmetric organocatalysis is a 'fast lane' of the chemical highway: the progress in the last decade is simply spectacular. This introductory article summarizes basic principles, historical background, and discusses basic catalyst classes and reaction types.

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Published

2007-05-30

How to Cite

[1]
P. I. Dalko, Chimia 2007, 61, 213, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2007.213.

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Scientific Articles