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Guidebook For Organic Synthesis


By: RK Mackie, DM Smith and RA Aitken

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 3 | #95628 | ISBN: 0582290937
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Provides a clear and readable introduction to key principles of organic synthesis.


Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Functionalisation and Interconversion of Functional Groups. 3. Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonds: The Principles. 4. Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonds: Reactions of Organometallic Compounds. 5. Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonds: the Use of Stabilised Carbanions and Related Nucleophiles. 6. Formation of Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds: the Principles. 7. Ring Closure (and Ring Opening). 8. Reduction. 9. Oxidation. 10. Protective Groups. 11. Boron Reagents. 12. Phosphorus Reagents. 13. Silicon Reagents. 14. Selenium Reagents. 15. Asymmetric Synthesis. 16. Selected Synthesis. Futher Reading. References. Index.

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