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Sep 26

Blog Carnival: The Diels-Alder Reaction!

The Diels-Alder Reaction

This post was excerpted and featured in a recent edition of C&ENews — No reaction is more elegant, more heartwarmingly satisfying than the Diels-Alder reaction.  No reaction is also more nuanced.  It appears deceptively simple and yet has the ability to create immense structural complexity often without additional reagents and sometimes solvent-free.  Straightforward enough for …

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