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  1. Platinum Metals in the Asymmetric Isomerization of Allylic Alcohols
    Luca Mantilli, Clément Mazet*
    Chem. Lett. 2011, 40, 341-344

Past and recent advances in the metal-catalyzed asymmetric isomerization of allylic alcohols into carbonyl compounds are discussed in the present Highlight. Emphasis is placed on rhodium, ruthenium, and iridium; the only three metals that have proven successful to date for this most challenging transformation.

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Editor’s version DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.341