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Asymmetric Syntheses Based on Organocatalysis

Author(s): Maria Rita Ventura

Affiliation: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Apartado 127, 2780- 901 Oeiras, Portugal.

Keywords: Organocatalysis, asymmetric synthesis, biological active compounds.

Abstract:

In this non-comprehensive short review, we will highlight the usefulness of organocatalyis for the asymmetric synthesis of biological active compounds, ranging from apparently simple molecules to complex natural products.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 2
Page: [154 - 163]
Pages: 10
DOI: 10.2174/1570193X1102140609120227