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- n. The introduction of two hydroxyl groups into a molecule
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His chirally catalyzed epoxidation and dihydroxylation reactions have given us new possibilities for also building complex molecules.
Gibson, D.T.: Stereospecific dihydroxylation of the styrene vinyl group by purified naphthalene dioxygenase from Pseudomonas sp. strain NCIB 9816-4.