Sir John Cornforth AC CBE FRS: his synthetic work

Purchase, Rupert and Hanson, James R (2015) Sir John Cornforth AC CBE FRS: his synthetic work. Science Progress, 98 (3). pp. 219-229. ISSN 0036-8504

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Abstract

Sir John Cornforth’s work on the synthesis of cholesterol and penicillamine, on the chemistry of oxazoles, the stereochemistry of the synthesis of alkenes, the synthesis of abscisic acid and of dibenzophospholes as mimics of enzyme action, is reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: cholesterol, penicillamine, oxazoles, the Cornforth rearrangement, alkene synthesis, abscisic acid, dibenzophospholes, mimics of enzyme action
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Depositing User: Rupert Purchase
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 12:17
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 15:09
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/71958

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