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Issue 23, 2011
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Metathesis in total synthesis

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This short account discusses the awesome power of metathesis which has profoundly changed the practice of natural product synthesis during the last decade. Since a comprehensive coverage is beyond the scope of this highlight article, I shall focus on the conceptual framework and on significant advances since the turn of the century.

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24 Jan 2011
06 Apr 2011
First published
26 Apr 2011

Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 6505-6511
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Metathesis in total synthesis

A. Fürstner, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 6505
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10464K

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