Olefin Metathesis at the 240th ACS Meeting

The American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors a bi-annual national conference for chemists to introduce new ideas, communicate results, network, and build professional skills. This fall, the 240th ACS meeting is being held August 22nd – 26th in Boston, MA, and the theme is “Chemistry for Combating and Preventing Disease.” Olefin metathesis can play an important […]

The Quest for More Stereoselective Metathesis Catalysts

Hoveyda, A. H.; Malcolmson, S. J.; Meek, S. J.; Zhugralin, A. R. Catalytic Enantioselective Olefin Metathesis and Natural Product Synthesis. Chiral Metal-Based Complexes that Deliver High Enantioselectivity and More Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 34-44. The ultimate test for the utility and versatility of a new catalyst is its performance in target-oriented synthesis. Despite […]