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Molecules 2009, 14(11), 4747-4757; doi:10.3390/molecules14114747

Kinetic Resolution: A Powerful Tool for the Synthesis of Planar-Chiral Ferrocenes

Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona, Martí I Franqués 1-11 08028, Barcelona, Spain
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Received: 27 October 2009 / Revised: 16 November 2009 / Accepted: 19 November 2009 / Published: 20 November 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ferrocenes)
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Since the serendipitous discovery of ferrocene by Pauson and Kealy in 1951, it has become one of the most important structures in Organic Chemistry. Lately, kinetic resolution has emerged as a useful tool for the synthesis of planar chiral ferrocenes. This review aims to cover and discuss the development of this topic.
Keywords: ferrocene; kinetic resolution; planar chirality ferrocene; kinetic resolution; planar chirality
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Alba, A.-N.R.; Rios, R. Kinetic Resolution: A Powerful Tool for the Synthesis of Planar-Chiral Ferrocenes. Molecules 2009, 14, 4747-4757.

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