Name Reactions for Homologation, Part 1

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Jie Jack Li
John Wiley & Sons, May 4, 2009 - 685 pages
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"A valuable addition to the literature by any measure and surely will prove its merit in years to come. The new knowledge that arises with its help will be impressive and of great benefit to humankind."
From the Foreword by E. J. Corey, Nobel Prize Laureate

An invaluable guide to name reactions and reagents for homologations

Name Reactions for Homologations, Part I of Wiley's Comprehensive Name Reactions series comprises a comprehensive treatise on name reactions for homologations. With contributions from world-recognized authorities in the field, this reference offers an up-to-date, concise compilation of the most commonly used and widely known name reactions and reagents. Part I discusses Organometallics, Carbon-chain Homologation, and Radical Chemistry.

Arranged alphabetically by name reactions, the listing provides:

  • Description of the reaction
  • Historical perspective
  • A mechanism for the reaction
  • Variations and improvements on the reaction
  • Synthetic utilities of the reaction
  • Experimental details
  • References to the current primary literature

Armed with this invaluable resource, both students and professionals will have at their fingertips a comprehensive guide to important mechanisms and phenomena in homologation.

 

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Contents

Part I Chapter 1 Organometallics
1
Part I Chapter 2 CarbonChain Homologations
335
Part I Chapter 3 Radical Chemistry
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About the author (2009)

Jie Jack Li is a chemist at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. He received his BS from Nanjing University and his PhD in organic chemistry at Indiana University. Dr. Li completed a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT. He is coauthor of various books, including Name Reactions in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Contemporary Drug Synthesis, Name Reactions for Functional Group Transformations, Name Reactions for Homologations, Parts I and II, Name Reactions on Ring Formations, and The Art of Drug Synthesis, all published by Wiley.

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