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New Synthesis techniques

The development of new synthesis methods is one of themain research areas in organic chemistry. The compounds to be synthesized range from simple molecules up to structurally complex natural products. Each synthesis has the goals to minimize the number of reaction steps, to achieve high yields and to replace environmentally harmful solvents and reagents.

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