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Issue 7, 2011
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Asymmetric electrocyclic reactions

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This critical review offers an overview of asymmetric electrocyclic processes, where diastereo- or enantioselectivity is a consequence of the influence of a chiral component (be it substrate or catalyst) on the electrocyclic bond-forming process (195 references).

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The article was received on 21 Jan 2011 and first published on 12 May 2011

Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C1CS15022G
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011,40, 4217-4231
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    Asymmetric electrocyclic reactions

    S. Thompson, A. G. Coyne, P. C. Knipe and M. D. Smith, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 4217
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CS15022G

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