Asymmetric Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products

Ahindra Nag

January 26, 2018 by CRC Press
Reference - 498 Pages
ISBN 9781138033610 - CAT# K30810


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  • Discusses basic concepts of chiral compounds.
  • Discusses stereochemical aspects of drugs and natural products.
  • Provides fundamental knowledge of regiospecific, regioselective, and chemoselective reactions and conformation analysis.
  • Discusses role of enzymes, organic, and inorganic catalysts for asymmetric synthesis of natural products and drugs.
  • Emphasis on chiral compounds and design of new catalyst.


This book focuses on different techniques of asymmetric synthesis of important compounds, such as drugs and natural products. It gives insightful information on recent asymmetric synthesis by Inorganic, Organic and Enzymatic combinations. It also emphasizes chiral compounds and design of new catalyst for synthesis of compounds.