The Art of Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry
The Rules of the Game.
Slow Motion, Deep Insight.
Clear Drawings, Three-Dimensional Structures.
Preserve Atoms in Place, Keep Things Simple.
Atom and Bond Budgets.
Fragmentation of Bicyclobutane by Way of Anti-Bredt Intermediates.
Acidic Fragmentation in the Course of a Clever Synthesis of Alpha--Methylene Butyrolactones.
A Local Oxidation at the Unexpected Site by Bromination at the Expected Site.
Vicinal Migrations with Stereocontrol.
Hydrazine Used for Ring Mutation.
A Stepwise Electron Transfer That Requires Two Moles of Oxidant.
Circuitous Oxidation With Lead Tetraacetate.
Multifaceted Performance of Grignard Reagent.
A Potentially Complex Wagner--Meerwein Rearrangement Made Simple.
Strange Involvement of Nonfunctionalized Isopentyl Side Chain.
A Case of X-Ray Data Yielding the Wrong Structure Due to Interference of Organic Chemistry.