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Keywords:

  • Photocatalysis;
  • Carbocycles;
  • Heterocycles;
  • Radicals

Abstract

Carbocyclic and heterocyclic ring systems are important structural architectures in many bioactive natural products, as well as in a variety of fine chemicals. The utilization of visible-light photocatalytic strategies to construct these ring systems has received considerable attention in the past few years. This microreview presents a brief summary of the use of visible-light photoredox catalytic strategies for the synthesis of carbocyclic and heterocyclic targets.