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Organocatalysed Synthesis of Selenium Containing Scaffolds

[ Vol. 8 , Issue. 1 ]

Author(s):

Amol D. Sonawane and Mamoru Koketsu*   Pages 5 - 26 ( 22 )

Abstract:


The synthesis of organoselenium compounds continues to be a very active research area, due to their distinct chemical, physical and biological properties. Selenium-based methods have developed rapidly over the past few years and organoselenium chemistry has become a very powerful tool in the hands of organic chemists. This review describes the synthesis of organocatalysed bioactive selenium scaffolds especially including transition metal-catalysed diaryl selenide synthesis, Cu-catalysed selenium scaffolds, Pd-catalysed selenium scaffolds, asymmetric catalysis, Nickel catalysed selenium scaffolds and Rh-catalysed selenium scaffolds.

Keywords:

Organocatalyst, selenium scaffolds, asymmetric catalysis, Pd-Ni- Rh-cu-catalyst, organoselenium, metal-catalysed.

Affiliation:

Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, 501- 1193, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, 501- 1193



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