orbital steering

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A concept expressing that the stereochemistry of approach of two reacting species is governed by the most favourable overlap of their appropriate @[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1147 [Terms] [Paper]