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Reactivity tamed one bond at a time

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A catalyst that couples together three reactants to form just one compound out of several possibilities, as a single mirror-image isomer, should simplify the synthesis of biologically relevant molecules. See Article p.367

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Figure 1: One catalyst rules all.

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Villaume, M., Baran, P. Reactivity tamed one bond at a time. Nature 513, 324–325 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/513324a

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