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Synthetic Reaction Updates is a literature updating service keeping you up to date with recent developments in synthetic organic chemistry. Covering a wide range of primary sources, Synthetic Reaction Updates includes the most important reactions published in the recent scientific literature, presented as easy to read reaction schemes that are searchable by topic and reaction type. Subscribers can set up personalised searches and receive alerts of the latest developments directly via email.

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Asymmetric synthesis of chiral cyclopentanes bearing an all-carbon quaternary stereocenter by zirconium-catalyzed double carboalumination


Shiqing Xu, Chuan Wang, Masato Komiyama, Yasuhiko Tomonari, Ei-ichi Negishi


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Nine-membered benzofuran-fused heterocycles: Enantioselective synthesis by Pd-catalysis and rearrangement via transannular bond formation


Zi-Qiang Rong, Li-Cheng Yang, Song Liu, Zhaoyuan Yu, Ya-Nong Wang, Zher Yin Tan, Rui-Zhi Huang, Yu Lan, Yu Zhao


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