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Apr 05

Slicing and Dicing Molecular Rings


This post is contributed by John Spevacek, an industrial polymer chemist and the author of the blog “It’s the Rheo Thing” Nature had a report last week of a nice new catalytic procedure for preparation of spiroacetals – bicyclic compounds bridged through a single acetal carbon. When I read the report, I was surprised that …

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