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Definition of "enantioselectivity" [enantioselectivity]

  • The selectivity of a reaction towards one of a pair of enantiomers (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "In fact, our studies show that serine meets the first two criteria, and recent work24 has demonstrated that serine catalyses certain asymmetric aldol reactions with high enantioselectivity; it has also been highlighted as one of a small number of amino acids likely to have played an important role in prebiotic chemistry25, 26."
  • "N-heterocyclic carbene/Lewis acid catalytic system promotes the addition of homoenolate equivalents to hydrazones, generating highly substituted γ-lactams in moderate to good yields and with high levels of diastereo - and enantioselectivity."
  • "N.; Battistel, E.; Bianchi, D.: Effects of substrate structure on the enantioselectivity and stereochemical course of sulfoxidation catalyzed by cyclohexanone mono - oxygenase."