Handbook of Heterocyclic Chemistry / Edition 3

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Overview

Heterocyclic chemistry is the largest of the classical divisions of organic chemistry. Heterocyclic compounds play a vital role in the metabolism of living cells. Their practical applications range from extensive clinical use to fields as diverse as agriculture, photography, biocide formulation and polymer science.

Written by leading scholars and industry experts, the Handbook of Heterocyclic Chemistry contains more than 1500 clearly drawn structures and reactions. The highly systematic coverage given to the subject makes this one of the most authoritative single-volume accounts of modern heterocyclic chemistry available.

-Covers the structure, reactivity and synthesis of all heterocyclic compounds as distilled from the larger 15-volume reference work -Saves researchers time when they require important information on heterocycles--speeding them to thousands of clearly drawn chemical structuresand pertinentreviews by leading experts -Features 35% newmaterial to compliment the completely revised text

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"Well into his fifth decade of authoring and editing research articles, books, and reference works on heterocyclic chemistry, Katritzky (Univ. of Florida) continues his bountiful production with this monograph… Three authors review and update the literature, and include references from the late 1990s though the late 2000s… Heterocyclic compounds are very numerous, as is the literature covering them. Given their importance in biochemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, and the life sciences, this is an important reference work for academic and professional libraries… Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners."—CHOICE
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080958439
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/15/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1010
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Katritzky was educated at Oxford and has held faculty positions at Cambridge and East Anglia before he migrated in 1980 to the University of Florida, where he was Kenan Professor and Director for the Institute for Heterocyclic Compounds. During his career he has trained more than 1000 graduate students and post-docs, and lectured and consulted world-wide. He led the team, which produced “Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry” and its sequels, "CHEC-II" and "CHEC-III”, has edited “Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vols. 1 through 111” and conceived the plan for “Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations”. He founded Arkat-USA, a non-profit organization which publishes “Archive for Organic Chemistry” (ARKIVOC) an electronic journal completely free to authors and readers at (www.arkat-usa.org). Honors include 14 honorary doctorates from 11 countries and membership of foreign membership of the National Academies of Britain, Catalonia, India, Poland, Russia and Slovenia.
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Table of Contents

Preliminaries; Structure of Heterocycles; Structure of Six-membered Rings; Structure of Five-membered Rings with One Heteroatom; Structure of Five-membered Rings with Two or More Heteroatoms; Structure of Small and Large Rings; Reactivity of Heterocycles; Reactivity of Six-membered Rings; Reactivity of Five-membered Rings with One Heteroatom; Reactivity of Five-membered Rings with Two or More Heteroatoms; Reactivity of Small and Large Rings; Synthesis of Heterocycles; Synthesis of Monocyclic Rings with One Heteoatom; Synthesis of Monocyclic Rings with Two or More Heteroatoms; Synthesis of Bicyclic Ring Systems without Ring Junction Heteroatoms; Appendices
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