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Versatile Synthesis Tool Does Two Things at Once

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One way to synthesize complex organic molecules is to assemble them from fragments of simpler molecules using a metal catalyst. Chemists can choose from a wide variety of readily available starting materials, and a single operation can form molecules with multiple sites for making stereoisomers (mirror-image molecules). …

Published October 19, 2022, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 42, 19205–19206


By Nancy McGuire

Freelance writer/editor based in Albuquerque, NM, specializing in scientist-to-scientist and engineer-to-engineer communications.

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