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Reactions at the end of a tether

Nature volume 487, pages 4849 (05 July 2012) | Download Citation

A remarkable reaction that reverses the chemical behaviour of molecules known as 1,3-diketones allows a new strategy that could be used to prepare a range of potentially useful, naturally occurring compounds. See Letter p.86

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  1. Stefan Roesner and Varinder K. Aggarwal are at the School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TS, UK.

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