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Chapter 38

Catalysis by Lewis Acids: Basic Principles for Highly Stereoselective Heterogeneously Catalyzed Cyclization Reactions

Menthol is an important fragance compound used in many consumer products such as cigarettes, chewing gums, toothpastes, pharmaceutical and personal care products. It is produced on a large scale in the fine chemical industry, and has an estimated worldwide consumption of 6000 tons/year.1–3 Of the ei...

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Print publication date
30 Nov 2007
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-114-5
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978-1-84755-818-3