Thursday, April 14, 2016

Radical route for the synthesis of chiral molecules

A new methodology has been developed for the selective formation of chiral molecules. The work combines two strategies which require very mild reaction conditions -- enantioselective iminium ion chemistry and photoredox catalysis -- to set quaternary carbon stereocentres with high enantioselectivity.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1V4f5Pk
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