The amplifying asymmetric autocatalysis discovered by Soai and co-workers is dependent on the unique steric properties of the isopropyl group.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry
Klankermayer, J., Gridnev, I. D., & Brown, J. M. (2007). Role of the isopropyl group in asymmetric autocatalytic zinc alkylations. Chemical Communications, (30), 3151-3153. https://doi.org/10.1039/b705978g