New insights into how the most iconic reaction in organic chemistry really works

New insights into how the most iconic reaction in organic chemistry really works - The Diels-Alder reaction is the most iconic organic chemistry reaction. Kendall Houk and colleagues report in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences exactly how this chemical reaction, discovered in 1928, occurs. Reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012; (10.1073/pnas.1209316109)

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