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Carbocycle Construction in Terpene Synthesis

Carbocycle Construction in Terpene Synthesis

Tse-Lok Ho

ISBN: 978-0-471-18679-3

Oct 1988

768 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$373.00

Description

This comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the major ring-forming processes used in synthesis takes its examples from the terpene field. Since terpenes are most representative of carbocyclic compounds found in nature and characterized by intricate assays of ring structures, they are the most attractive and challenging targets for synthesis and a testing ground for defining the limitation of annulation techniques. With over 1200 references, this book constitutes a valuable reference work. It can also serve as supplementary text for senior and graduate level organic chemistry.