Microwaves in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry


Tailored to the needs of medicinal and natural products chemists, the second edition of this unique handbook brings the contents up to speed,
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As in the predecessor, a short introductory section covers the theoretical background and evaluates currently available instrumentation and equipment. The main part of the book then goes on to systematically survey the complete ...
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Tailored to the needs of medicinal and natural products chemists, the second edition of this unique handbook brings the contents up to speed,
almost doubling the amount of chemical information with an additional volume.
As in the predecessor, a short introductory section covers the theoretical background and evaluates currently available instrumentation and equipment. The main part of the book then goes on to systematically survey the complete range of published microwave-assisted synthesis methods from their beginnings in the 1990s to mid-2011, drawing on data from more than 5,000 reports and publications. Throughout, the focus is on those reactions, reagents and reaction conditions that work, and that are the most relevant for medicinal and natural products chemistry. A much expanded section is devoted to combinatorial, highthroughput and flow chemistry methods.
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"Insgesamt ist dieses Buch also uneingeschränkt als ein zuverlässiges Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk für Chemiker in Industrie- und Hochschullabors zu empfehlen."
Nachrichten aus der Chemie

"Das Buch ist sehr ansprechend aufgemacht, und auch das Bildmaterial ist ausgezeichnet. Das Stichwortverzeichnis ist ausführlich und sehr nützlich zum Auffinden bestimmter Reaktionen. Was die inhaltliche Darstellung betrifft sind die Ausführungen einerseits allgemein genug, um Neulingen den Einstieg in das Gebiet zu erleichtern, andererseits aber auch hinreichend detailliert, um erfahrenen Anwendern eine sehr nützliche Informationsquelle an die Hand zu geben. Beiden Zielgruppen kann die Lektüre wärmstens empfohlen werden." Angewandte Chemie

"Eine sehr gute Einführung und einen umfassenden Literaturüberblick über diese neue Synthesetechnologie liefern die beiden Autoren in ihrem vorliegenden Werk. ... Wer organisch-chemisch im Labor tätig ist, wird an Mikrowellen nicht vorbeikommen und hier einen passenden...Einstieg finden." BioTec

"Die erfahrenen Autoren fokussieren sich in diesem Buch auf allgemeine Reaktionsarten in der medizinischen Chemie, einschließlich der festen Phasen und kombinatorischen Methoden. Es berücksichtigt die grundlegende Theorie, die neuesten Entwicklungen in der Mikrowellen-Anwendung und beinhaltet eine Vielfalt von Beispielen über die neueste Literatur."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527331857
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/29/2012
  • Series: Methods and Principles in Medicinal Chemistry Series , #104
  • Edition description: 2nd, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 683
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

C. Oliver Kappe is Professor of organic chemistry and Director of the Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry at the University of Graz, Austria, where he also received his doctorate in 1992. After postdoctoral work with CurtWentrup at the University of Queensland, Australia, and with Albert Padwa at Emory University, Atlanta, USA, he returned to the University of Graz and became Associate Professor in 1999. He has been a visiting scientist at the Scripps Research Institute as well as the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Professor Kappe's current research focuses on microwave-assisted synthesis and continuous flow processing.

Alexander Stadler studied chemistry at the University of Graz, Austria, where he also obtained his doctoral degree for studies on microwave-accelerated reactions in solution and on solid phase in the group of C. Oliver Kappe. He conducted postdoctoral research work on microwave-assisted transition metal-catalyzed coupling reactions in the group of Mats Larhed at the University of Uppsala, Sweden. In 2004 he joined Anton Paar GmbH in Graz where he is currently working as product manager for microwave synthesis instruments.

Doris Dallinger obtained her PhD degree in the group of C. Oliver Kappe at the University of Graz, Austria, on projects related to microwave chemistry and high-throughput synthesis. After postdoctoral research work at the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry she joined the faculty of the University of Graz as staff scientist in 2011.

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Table of Contents


Microwave Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry
Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis (MAOS): A Brief History
Scope and Organization of the Book

Microwave Radiation
Microwave Dielectric Heating
Dielectric Properties
Microwave versus Conventional Thermal Heating
Microwave Effects

Domestic Microwave Ovens
Dedicated Microwave Reactors for Organic Synthesis
Single-Mode Instruments
Multimode Instruments

Solvent-Free Reactions
Phase-Transfer Catalysis
Open- versus Closed-Vessel Conditions
Pre-pressurized Reaction Vessels
Nonclassical Solvents
Passive Heating Elements
Processing Techniques in Drug Discovery and High-Throughput Synthesis
Scale-Up in Batch and Continuous Flow

General Comments
Carbon?Carbon Bond Formations
Carbon?Heteroatom Bond Formations
Other Transition Metal-Mediated Processes

Rearrangement Reactions
Cycloaddition Reactions
Reductions and Hydrogenations
Mitsunobu Reactions
Glycosylation Reactions and Related Carbohydrate-Based Transformations
Organocatalytic Transformations
Organometallic Transformations (Mg, Zn, and Ti)
Multicomponent Reactions
Alkylation Reactions
Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitutions
Ring-Opening Reactions
Addition and Elimination Reactions
Substitution Reactions
Enamine and Imine Formations
Reductive Aminations
Ester and Amide Formation
Decarboxylation Reactions
Free Radical Reactions
Protection/Deprotection Chemistry
Preparation of Isotopically Labeled Compounds
Miscellaneous Transformations

Three-Membered Heterocycles with One Heteroatom
Four-Membered Heterocycles with One Heteroatom
Five-Membered Heterocycles with One Heteroatom
Five-Membered Heterocycles with Two Heteroatoms
Five-Membered Heterocycles with Three Heteroatoms
Five-Membered Heterocycles with Four Heteroatoms
Six-Membered Heterocycles with One Heteroatom
Six-Membered Heterocycles with Two Heteroatoms
Six-Membered Heterocycles with Three Heteroatoms
Larger Heterocyclic and Polycyclic Ring Systems

Solid-Phase Organic Synthesis
Soluble Polymer-Supported Synthesis
Fluorous-Phase Organic Synthesis
Grafted Ionic Liquid-Phase-Supported Synthesis
Polymer-Supported Reagents
Polymer-Supported Catalysts
Polymer-Supported Scavengers

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