Esterification: Methods, Reactions, and Applications
From the contents:
Reaction of Alcohols with Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
Reactions with Carboxylic Acids
Reaction with Esters: Transesterification
Reaction with Acid Anhydrides
Reaction with Acid Halides and Related Compounds
Conversion of Alcohols to Esters through Carbonylation
Deacetylation through Transesterification
Applications to Natural Product Synthesis
New Reaction Media
Part I: Methodology.
1 Reaction of Alcohols with Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives.
1.1 Reaction with Carboxylic Acids.
1.1.1 Without Activator.
1.1.2 Acid Catalysts.
1.1.3 Base Activators.
1.1.4 Carbodiimide Activators.
1.1.5 The Mitsunobu Reaction.
1.1.6 Activation of Carboxylic Acids.
1.2 Reaction with Esters: Transesterification.
1.2.1 Without Activator.
1.2.2 Acid Catalysts.
1.2.3 Base Activators.
1.2.4 Other Activators.
1.3 Reaction with Acid Anhydrides.
1.3.1 Without Activator.
1.3.2 Acid Catalysts.
1.3.3 Base Activators.
1.3.5 Mixed Anhydrides.
1.4 Reaction with Acid Halides and Other Acyl Derivatives.
1.4.1 Without Activator.
1.4.2 Acid Catalysts.
1.4.3 Base Activators.
1.4.4 Other Activators.
2 Use of Tin and Other Metal Alkoxides.
3 Conversion of Carboxylic Acids into Esters without Use of Alcohols.
3.1 Treatment with Diazomethane.
3.2 Reaction with Alkyl Halides.
3.3 Treatment with Other Electrophiles.
4 Ester-Interchange Reactions.
Part II Synthetic Applications.
5 Kinetic Resolution.
5.1 Enzymatic Resolution.
5.2 Nonenzymatic Resolution.
5.3 Dynamic Kinetic Resolution.
5.4 Parallel Kinetic Resolution.
6 Asymmetric Desymmetrization.
7 Miscellaneous Topics.
7.1 Selective Esterification.
7.1.1 Differentiation between Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Alcohols and Phenols.
7.1.2 Differentiation between Identical or Similar Functions.
7.2 Use of Theoretical Amounts of Reactants.
7.3 New Reaction Media.
7.4 Application to Natural Products Synthesis.
8 Industrial Uses.
8.2 Oils and Fats.
8.2.1 Food Emulsifiers.
8.3 Amino Acid Esters.
8.4 Flavoring Agents and Fragrances.
Reference Code Index.
In 1979, he moved to?Okayama University of Science as Associate Professor and has been Full Professor since 1986. In the meantime, he served as a visiting professor in many universities in Japan, USA, France, Spain, and Australia.
His research interests are focused on Lewis acid catalysts, heteroatom chemistry, and green process chemistry.