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Chapter 5

Principles of Asymmetric Synthesis

Many pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, flavors, fragrances, nutrients, and other biologically active compounds are chiral, and the majority of today's top-selling drugs is formulated and marketed in enantiopure form. The omnipresence and significance of chirality has led to an ever-increasing industri...
Print publication date: 14 Dec 2007
Copyright year: 2007
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-246-3
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-809-1