Cinchona Alkaloids in Synthesis and Catalysis: Ligands, Immobilization and Organocatalysis

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Choong Eui Song
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 3, 2009 - Science - 512 pages
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This comprehensive review of cinchona-based chiralilty inducers and their applications covers every topic, including ligands, immobilization and organocatalysis. Each chapter summarizes the scope and limitations of the new methods and technologies, while the final chapter contains carefully selected working procedures of cinchona alkaloid-promoted reactions organized according to reaction type.
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Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis 1 An Overview of Cinchona Alkaloids in Chemistry
Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis Part One Cinchona Alkaloid Derivatives as Chirality Inducers in MetalCatalyzed Reactions
Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis Part Two Cinchona Alkaloid Derivatives as Chiral Organocatalysts
Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis Part Three Organic Chemistry of Cinchona Alkaloids
Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis Part Four Cinchona Alkaloid and Their Derivatives in Analytics
Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis Appendix Tabular Survey of Selected CinchonaPromoted Asymmetric Reactions
Ligands Immobilization and Organocatalysis Index

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Choong Eui Song has been a full Professor at Sungkyunkwan University since 2004. He received his B.S. in 1980 from Chungang University and obtained a Diploma (1985) and a Ph.D. (1988) at RWTH Aachen in Germany. After completing his Ph.D. he worked as a Principal Research Scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). In 2001 he was appointed as head of the national research laboratory for Green Chirotechnology in Korea. In 2004 he moved to his current position and in 2006 he was appointed as a director at the Research Institute of Advanced Nanomaterials and Institute of Basic Sciences in Sungkyunkwan University. His research interests focus on asymmetric catalysis, ionic liquid chemistry and nanochemistry. He received the Scientist of the Month Award from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Korea (2001).

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