In this reference leaders at the forefront of research provide an insight into one of the hottest topics in organic synthesis, focusing on the most important enantioselective reactions.
Clearly structured, each entry begins with a concise introduction, including a mechanistic discussion of the reaction, followed by preparative guidelines for newcomers, such as carefully selected working procedures with critical notes for bench chemists, rules of thumb and tips and tricks.
Table of contents
ANIMATION, HYDROXYLATION AND AMINOXYLATION REACTIONS
ASYMETRIC CONJUGATE ADDITIONS
HYDROCYANATION OF CARBONYL COMPOUNDS AND IMINES
REDUCTION OF CARBONYL COMPOUNDS AND OLEFINS
YLIDE-BASED REACTIONS: AZIRIDINATION, EPOXIDATION AND CYCLOPROPANATION
"...In conclusion, this multi-author work is highly recommended to all organic chemists, whether in indutry or academia."
Organic Process Research & Development Journal, 07/2007