Synthetic Organic Chemistry II

A diagram representing the oxazaborolidine-catalyzed asymmetric reduction of ketones.

Oxazaborolidine-catalyzed asymmetric reduction of ketones. (Figure courtesy of OCW.)


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Spring 2005



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This course focuses on general methods and strategies for the synthesis of complex organic molecules. Emphasis is on strategies for stereoselective synthesis, including stereocontrolled synthesis of complex acyclic compounds.

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Rick Danheiser. 5.512 Synthetic Organic Chemistry II. Spring 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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