Organic chemistry: Catalysts break symmetry

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Abstract

The creation of asymmetric molecules from symmetrical precursors is a useful strategy for organic synthesis. A new catalyst can accomplish this task through a unique, symmetry-breaking reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-41
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume443
Issue number7107
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 7 2006

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