enantio-


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enantio-

a combining form meaning “opposite,” “opposing”: enantiomorph.
[< Greek, comb. form of enantíos. See en-2, anti-]
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(2015) A novel highly enantio- and diastereoselective synthesis of vitamin E side-chain.
reported that the highly polar phosphine oxide moiety of the chiral Michael catalyst interacts with the nitro group of Michael acceptor via dipole interactions mediated by water to produce high yield and enantio- and diastereoselectivity [14].
His research interests centre on the design and development of catalytic carbon-carbon bond forming reactions for the enantio- and stereocontrolled synthesis of bioactive carbocycles and heterocycles.