Asymmetric electrocyclic reactions

Sam Thompson, Anthony G. Coyne, Peter C. Knipe, Martin D. Smith

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This critical review offers an overview of asymmetric electrocyclic processes, where diastereo- or enantioselectivity is a consequence of the influence of a chiral component (be it substrate or catalyst) on the electrocyclic bond-forming process (195 references).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4217-4231
Number of pages15
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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