The chapters in this volume have been written by some of the foremost practictioners in the field and should be of interest to both mechanistic and synthetic chemists.
Contributors. Preface. Chiral Ligands for Asymmetric Catalysis. Asymmetric Catalytic Hydrogenation: Mechanism and Origin of Enantioselection. The Applicability of Asymmetric Homogeneous Catalytic Hydrogenation. Asymmetric Hydrosilylation and Hydrocarbonylation. Asymmetric Catalytic Isomerization of Functinalized Olefins. Synthetic Aspects and Applications of Asymetric Epoxidation. On the Mechanism of Asymmetric Epoxidation with Titanium-Tartrate Catalysts. Enzymes as Chiral Catalysts. Asymmetric Heterogeneous Catalytic Hydrogenation. Index.