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Chapter 9

Hydrogen Transfer

Asymmetric reduction of C=O and C=N bonds forming chiral alcohols and amines, respectively, is among the most fundamental molecular transformations1 and has been a well-explored reaction in asymmetric catalysis over the past ten years.2 In nature, oxidoreductases such as horse liver alcohol dehydrog...
Print publication date: 01 Oct 2009
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-1-84755-924-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-962-3
From the book series:
Catalysis Series