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Organocatalysis

By B. List

Abstract

Organocatalysis describes catalysis with low-molecular-weight organic compounds, in which a metal is not part of the active principle. Organocatalysts donate or remove electrons or protons as their activation mode. There are additional aspects that belong to the field and that are being actively researched, including supported catalysts, organocatalysis in unusual reaction media, and applications in polymerizations, in total synthesis and drug-discovery, as well as in drug manufacturing, among many others. Certain things that cannot be done with enzymes or metals may well be feasible with organic catalysts

Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.3762/bjoc.8.156
OAI identifier: oai:escidoc.org:escidoc:2351489
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