Chiral environment of catalytic sites in the chiral metal-organic frameworks

Misun Lee, Sung Min Shin, Nakcheol Jeong, Praveen K. Thallapally

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Chiral metal-organic frameworks are considered a useful platform in heterogeneous catalysis for enantioselective chemical transformations. However, it has been observed that the enantioselectivity is sensitive to the site at which the reaction takes place, even in a single crystal, since the chiral environment of the catalytic site varies according to its location, e.g., that of the surface is anisotropic, whereas that of the interior is isotropic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9349-9352
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2015 May 28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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