Publisher description for Asymmetric catalysis in organic synthesis / Ryoji Noyori.


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Counter Deals with basic principles of asymmetric catalysis focusing on its synthetic significance. Covers homogeneous asymmetric hydrogenation, asymmetric catalysis via chiral metal complexes, heterogeneous catalysis and non-organometallic catalysis. The collection of a range of stereoselective reactions illustrate various strategies and methodologies as well as their general utility.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Asymmetric synthesis, Catalysis