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Name reactions for carbocyclic ring formations.


Name reactions for carbocyclic ring formations.

Ed. by Jie Jack Li.

John Wiley & Sons


756 pages



Comprehensive name reactions


This comprehensive reference guide offers information on the most current developments in name reactions on carbocyclic ring formations, and is intended as a resource for both students and professionals working in organic chemistry and polymer synthesis. Features include a description of a ring-forming reaction in each section that describes historical perspective, a mechanism for the reaction, variations and improvements on the reaction, synthetic utilities of the reaction, experimental details, and current references. The book also includes discussion of fundamental topics and examples of common name reactions. While extremely technical, the text is very clear and concise. Editor Li (chemist, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company) and 19 co-authors contributed to this volume.

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Date:Feb 1, 2011
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