Special Issue "Novel Approaches for Asymmetric Synthesis"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 8495
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry; synthetic organic chemistry; synthesis; heterocyclic chemistry; organic chemistry synthesis; synthetic chemistry; natural product chemistry; organometallics; nuclear magnetic resonance
Interests: medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry; synthesis; organic synthesis; DNA damage, apoptosis, pharmaceutical chemistry; pharmacology radioactivity; synthetic organic chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry
Interests: medicinal chemistry (lead optimization for antiviral, oncology and CNS targets); 2nd generation processes for improving the synthesis of drug molecules (original and generic); green chemistry; asymmetric synthesis; metal- and organocatalysis
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Chirality is one of the most important structural features of organic compounds. Naturally occurring molecules exhibit different bioactivities depending on their enantiomeric forms. This behaviour is crucial for the production of high-value pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. Moreover, chiral phenomena play a vital role in nanotechnology applications, and many nanotech innovations benefit greatly from molecular chirality, e.g., molecular switches, nanotubes, and others.
Many asymmetric approaches have been developed. The use of abundant chiral sources, e.g., sugars, induction of chirality via an auxiliary or a catalyst, or the use of enzymes, are some of them. However, over the past few decades, the need for enantiomerically pure or enriched compounds continues to increase. Thus, the field of asymmetric synthesis is one of the most dynamic areas in chemical research, at the academic and industrial level.
The present Special Issue aims to highlight novel approaches in the area of asymmetric synthesis. Powerful chemical transformations, the use of unprecedented catalysts or enzymes, and methods of low cost and waste are only some of the subjects we are soliciting from researchers to contribute (research and review articles).
Submit your paper and select the Journal “Symmetry” and the Special Issue “Novel Approaches for Asymmetric Synthesis” via: MDPI submission system. Our papers will be published on a rolling basis and we will be pleased to receive your submission once you have finished it.
Dr. Veroniki Peter Vidali
Dr. Marina Sagnou
Prof. Gerasimos Rassias
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Symmetry is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Catalysts for asymmetric synthesis
- New chiral sources with applications in asymmetric synthesis
- Auxiliaries for induction of chirality
- Enzymes used in asymmetric approaches
- Green reagents for applications in asymmetric synthetic methods
- Asymmetric synthesis of natural products or analogues
- Applications of asymmetric synthesis in medicine, agrochemical, nanotechnology, and others