Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Highlighted with ChemComm Cover Art

Highlighted with ChemComm Cover Art

Asymmetric metal-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions are relatively new but of potentially huge importance to Chemistry Research and the Pharmaceutical Industry. Recent work by Mireia Sidera, Philipp Schafer, Thomas Palacin and others in the Fletcher group on developing cross-coupling reactions with racemic starting materials, and their application to the synthesis of natural products and drugs has been highlighted as a Feature Article in Chem Comm. The Cover of the issue also highlights the work and uses an illustration by Karl Harrison. more........