5.512 | Spring 2005 | Graduate

Synthetic Organic Chemistry II

Course Description

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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A diagram representing the oxazaborolidine-catalyzed asymmetric reduction of ketones.
Oxazaborolidine-catalyzed asymmetric reduction of ketones. (Figure courtesy of OCW.)