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Title: Strategic Use of Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis in Natural Product Synthesis
Recent progress in the development of photocatalytic reactions promoted by 5 visible light is leading to a renaissance in the use of photochemistry in the construction of 6 structurally elaborate organic molecules. Because of the rich functionality found in natural 7 products, studies in natural product total synthesis provide useful insights into functional 8 group compatibility of these new photocatalytic methods as well as their impact on synthetic 9 strategy. In this review, we examine total syntheses published through the end of 2020 that 10 employ a visible-light photoredox catalytic step. To assist someone interested in employing 11 the photocatalytic steps discussed, the review is organized largely by the nature of the bond 12 formed in the photocatalytic step.
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