asymmetric synthesis

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asymmetric synthesis

[¦ā·sə¦me·trik ′sin·thə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
Chemical synthesis of a pure enantiomer, or of an enantiomorphic mixture in which one enantiomer predominates, without the use of resolution.
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With the combination of our leading cutting-edge technology in asymmetric catalysis and our current financial resources, we are confident that Chiral Quest will create substantial value for its shareholders," commented Alan Roth, Ph.
Part I addresses recent advances in new materials and technologies such as supported catalysts, supports, self-supported catalysts, chiral ionic liquids, supercritical fluids, flow reactors and microwaves related to asymmetric catalysis.
They have arranged the papers into five sections dealing with the creation of new stereocenters using existing stereochemical information in the molecule or from a chiral auxiliary, metal-catalyzed asymmetric synthesis, asymmetric catalysis with enzymes and small organic molecules, asymmetric reactions in total synthesis, and asymmetric synthesis for the production of drugs and fine chemicals.
For his pioneering work in the development of asymmetric catalysis in organic synthesis Prof.
Top international authors deal with modern forms of achieving stereoselective conjugate additions based on the use of chiral auxiliaries or asymmetric catalysis, such as P-N ligands, organocatalysis, domino reactions, Lewis acid and base catalysis.
The section on the conference's symposium on novel concepts and approaches to catalysis of organic reactions includes papers on combinatorial and parallel methods in catalyst design, and optimization and utilization, while the symposium on catalysts in organic synthesis yields papers on deprotection reactions and asymmetric catalysis.
This second edition of the pioneering work on this hot topic captures the major trends and latest achievements in the art of asymmetric catalysis on an industrial scale.
Applications of Aza- and Phosphaferrocenes and Related Compounds in Asymmetric Catalysis (Nicolas Marion and Gregory C.
Asymmetric catalysis is an important aspect of asymmetric synthesis, and one that has seen tremendous activity over the past decade.
4 Chiral Metallocycles for Asymmetric Catalysis (Wenbin Lin).