Homogeneous Organocatalysis

Allan Watson

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Catalysis plays a pivotal role in providing fuels, commodity and fine chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, as well as providing the means for strengthening environmental safeguards all over the world. More than 60% of all chemical products and 90% of chemical processes are based on catalysis. This chapter focuses on homogeneous organocatalysis.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Catalysis
EditorsI.T. Horváth
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages30
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • homogeneous organocatalysis
  • organocatalysis
  • catalysis

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    Watson, A. (2010). Homogeneous Organocatalysis. In I. T. Horváth (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Catalysis (2nd ed.). John Wiley & Sons Inc..