Novel Catalyst Design by using Cisplatin To Covalently Anchor Catalytically Active Copper Complexes to DNA

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Anchored to DNA: Covalent anchoring of catalytically active complexes to DNA is achieved through a tethered cisplatin moiety. The resulting DNA-based catalysts give good enantiomeric excess values in the catalyzed Diels–Alder and Friedel–Crafts alkylation reactions.

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