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Handbook of Asymmetric Heterogeneous Catalysis

Kuiling Ding (Editor), Yasuhiro Uozumi (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-31913-8
466 pages
October 2008
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In this most up-to-date handbook each chapter contains a general introduction, followed by the principles of the immobilization and, finally, applications. In this way, it covers the most important approaches currently employed for the heterogenization of chiral catalysts, including data tables, applications, reaction types and literature citations.
For chemists in both academia and industry as well as those working in the fine chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
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Table of Contents

An Overview of Heterogeneous Asymmetric Catalysis
Heterogeneous Enantioselective Catalysis Using Inorganic Supports
Heterogeneous Enantioselective Catalysis Using Organic Polymeric Supports
Enantioselective Catalysis Using Dendrimer Supports
Enantioselective Catalysis in Fluorous Solvents
Enantioselective Catalysis in Aqueous Media
Heterogeneous Enantioselective Catalysis in Ionic Liquids or Supercritical CO2
Supported Organocatalysts for Enantioselective Reactions
Self-supported Chiral Catalysts for Enantioselective Reactions
Heterogeneous Enantioselective Hydrogenation on the Metal Surface Modified by Chiral Molecules
Heterogeneous Diastereoselective Catalysis
Industrial Research and Application of Heterogeneous Asymmetric Catalysis
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Author Information

Kuiling Ding received his B.S. degree from Zhengzhou University (1985) and a Ph.D. degree from Nanjing University (1990). He was a faculty member of Zhengzhou University from 1990 to 1998. He engaged in a postdoctoral research at Ryukoku University during 1993-1994. He spent another year at TIT as a UNESCO research fellow before joined the faculty of Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry in 1999, where currently he is a professor of organic chemistry. Professor Ding has authored over 100 scientific publications and twelve patents. He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of Eur. J. Org. Chem since 2006.

Yasuhiro Uozumi received his B.Sc. (1984), M.Sc. (1986) and Ph.D. (1990) degrees from Hokkaido University. After working at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University (1989-1990), he joined the Catalysis Research Center as an assistant professor (1990-1994). He then served as a research associate at Columbia University, after which he moved to Kyoto University (1995) as a lecture of the Department of Chemistry. He became a full professor at Nagoya City University in 1997. In 2000, he moved to the Institute for Molecular Science (IMS). He is an editor of various journals.
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?All the authors do a tremendous job in conveying the importance and significance of each type of heterogeneous catalyst system.? (The Journal of the American Chemical Society, July 2009)

?This book covers the most important approaches currently employed for the heterogenisation of chiral catalysts, including data tables, applications, reaction types and literature citations.? (Reviews, May 2009)

"The Handbook of Asymmetric Heterogeneous Catalysis is a valuable information source for chemists and related scientists." (American Reference Books Annual, March 2009)

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