Fundamentals of Asymmetric Synthesis

Author: G L David Krupadanam

Publisher: Universities Press


Terms, definitions and concepts in asymmetric synthesis
Achiral and chiral molecules and their properties
Enantioselective and diastereoselective synthesis
Methods for monitoring enantioselective and diastereoselective synthesis
Methods for inducing asymmetry
Chiral substrate controlled asymmetric reactions: Diastereoselection in acyclic systems
Chiral auxiliary controlled asymmetric reactions—asymmetric α-alkylations
Chiral stoichiometric reagent controlled asymmetric synthesis: Chiral boron reagents
Chiral catalyst mediated asymmetric reactions: Enzymes Contents vii
Chiral organometallic catalysed asymmetric reactions: Sharpless asymmetric epoxidations,                               
dihydroxylations and aminohydroxylations
Chiral organometallic catalysed asymmetric reactions
Organocatalysts in asymmetric synthesis—chiral additive mediated reactions
Asymmetric aldol reaction
Asymmetric Diels–Alder reactions
Stereoselective synthesis and stereospecific synthesis
Annexure 1 Symmetry elements and symmetry operations
Annexure 2 Point groups
Annexure 3 Molecules with one chiral centre
Annexure 4 Molecules with two or more chiral centres

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