Special Issue "Ring-Closing Metathesis"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2010).
Interests: organometallic chemistry; pharmaceutical chemistry; asymetric organic synthesis
The synthetic applications based on metathesis processes have recieved a huge attention over the past years. It has been an exciting adventure that will continue in the future based on the improvement in catalyst activity, tolerance and selectivity. New commercial and academic applications can be envisioned and the number of total synthesis of natural products based on these methodologies increases more and more. Ring closing metathesis (RCM) is an atom-economical reaction, compatible with many functional groups and allows the constuction of rings of practically any size including macrocycles. This special issue of Molecules will include new exciting contributions in RCM chemistry.
Prof. Dr. Javier Pérez-Castells
- ring-closing alkene metathesis
- ring-closing alkyne metathesis
- enyne metathesis
- synthetic methods