Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 54 Issue 5

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

50_28/2011Cover Picture: Multiple Catalysis with Two Chiral Units: An Additional Dimension for Asymmetric Synthesis (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 28/2011)

A sword of fire is generated when a bolt of lightning strikes a primordial plane covered by flowing molecules. The distortion upon impact causes the molecules to separate and leave for a new three-dimensional world. This artwork (“Flammenschwert”, Susy Piovesana, 2010) illustrates the concept behind the Minireview by M. Bella et al. on page 6216 ff. in which they describe the development of distinct chiral catalysts for asymmetric synthesis. The authors thank Corden Pharma for providing financial support for this cover picture.

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