Free Radical Chain Reactions in Organic Synthesis

Free Radical Chain Reactions in Organic Synthesis

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Written for both the experienced practitioner and the newcomer, this book provides essential guidance to the practical aspects of free radical chain reactions. The book presents tried and tested synthetic schemes as well as a selection of recently developed methods describing rationally designed, highly efficient syntheses giving high yield interconversions of functional groups and carbon*b1carbon bond formation under mild, neutral conditions.

Written by two experienced practitioners in the field, this volume explodes the myth that free radicals are highly reactive, non-selective intermediates.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 152 x 234 x 18mm | 539.77g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0125087608
  • 9780125087605

Table of contents

Some Basic Concepts of Free Radical Chain Reactions. Books and Review Articles. Substitution Reactions. Olefin Forming *gb-Elimination Reactions. Preparative Free Radical Rearrangement Reactions. Intermolecular Carbon*b1Carbon Bond Forming Free Radical Chain Reactions. Intramolecular Carbon*b1Carbon Bond Forming Free Radical Chain Reactions. Chapter References. Index of Compounds and Methods.
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About W.B. Motherwell

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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