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Catalytic enantioselective electrocyclic cascades

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Abstract

A catalytic enantioselective electrocyclic cascade leads to the construction of topologically complex systems comprising multiple rings with up to three stereocentres. This phase-transfer catalysed process offers a new strategy for the rapid and enantioselective generation of complex products bearing all-carbon quaternary stereogenic centres.

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The article was received on 19 Sep 2011, accepted on 17 Oct 2011 and first published on 19 Oct 2011


Article type: Edge Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00697E
Citation: Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 537-540
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    Catalytic enantioselective electrocyclic cascades

    E. E. Maciver, P. C. Knipe, A. P. Cridland, A. L. Thompson and M. D. Smith, Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 537
    DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00697E

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