Relay Ring Closing Metathesis

In most cases, olefin metathesis works pretty well, but there are a few exceptions to this rule. For example, hindered olefins can be problematic, and if you’re dealing with polyolefinic substrates, things can get pretty ugly. However, a few tricks have been developed to tame some of these recalcitrant substrates. Relay Ring Closing Metathesis (RRCM) […]

ISOM XIX Program Details

The organizers of the 19th International Symposium on Olefin Metathesis and Related Chemistry (ISOM XIX) have been busy putting together what looks to be an excellent program for the July 10 – 15, 2011 event taking place in Rennes, Bretagne, France. An ISOM conference is held every two years in varied locations across the world […]