15. Recent Advances in the Metal-Catalyzed Stereoselective Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules

  1. Michelangelo Gruttadauria and
  2. Francesco Giacalone
  1. Catalina Ferrer,
  2. Xavier Verdaguer and
  3. Antoni Riera

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118087992.ch15

Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications

Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications

How to Cite

Ferrer, C., Verdaguer, X. and Riera, A. (2011) Recent Advances in the Metal-Catalyzed Stereoselective Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules, in Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications (eds M. Gruttadauria and F. Giacalone), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118087992.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Department of Molecular and Biomolecular Sciences (STEMBIO), Section of Organic Chemistry, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Ed. 17, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Unitat de Recerca en Síntesi Asimètrica (URSA-PCB), Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), and Departament de Química Orgànica, Universitat de Barcelona, Baldiri Reixac 10, 08028 Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470641361

Online ISBN: 9781118087992

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Keywords:

  • recent advances, metal-catalyzed stereoselective synthesis - asymmetric organometallic reactions;
  • enantioselective oxidations - alkene oxidations, hydrogenations and cyclopropanations;
  • asymmetric cycloadditions, and Diels–Alder reaction (DA) - asymmetric DA reactions, Lewis acids accelerating cycloaddition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Enantioselective reductions

  • Enantioselective oxidations

  • Asymmetric additions

  • Asymmetric cycloadditions

  • Cyclizations and rearrangements

  • References