—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.