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Chapter 7

Asymmetric Resolution and Transformation of Chiral Compounds under Thermodynamic and Kinetic Control

Many pharmaceuticals, nutrients, flavors, and fragrances such as naproxen, esomeprazole, vancomycin, vitamin C, aspartame, menthol, carvone, and limonene are chiral. Biomedical and nutritional applications generally require the use of chiral compounds in enantiopure form, which has fueled the develo...
Print publication date: 14 Dec 2007
Copyright year: 2007
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-246-3
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-809-1