—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 II 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 II discusses Rearrangements, Asymmetric C-C Bond Formation, and Miscellaneous Homologation Reactions.
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.