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Organic chemistry

Catalysis marches on


A fresh take on an established chemical reaction has solved a long-standing problem in organic synthesis: how to prepare single mirror-image isomers of groups known as isolated quaternary stereocentres. See Article p.340

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Figure 1: Enantiomeric synthesis of quaternary stereocentres.


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