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Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 11



Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 11

Michael B. Smith

ISBN: 978-0-471-47667-2 June 2008 824 Pages


Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 11 continues the motivation of the series, which is to facilitate the search for quality, selected functional group transformations, organized by reacting functional group of starting material and functional group formed, with full references to each reaction.


Index, Monofunctional Compounds.

Index, Difunctional Compounds.


1. Preparation of Alkynes.

2. Preparation of Acid Derivatives and Anhydrides.

3. Preparation of Alcohols.

4. Preparation of Aldehydes.

5. Preparation of Alkyls, Methylenes and Aryls.

6. Preparation of Amides.

7. Preparation of Amines.

8. Preparation of Esters.

9. Preparation of Ethers, Epoxides and Thioethers.

10 . Preparation of Halides and Sulfonates.

11. Preparation of Hydrides.

12. Preparation of Ketones.

13. Preparation of Nitriles.

14. Preparation of Alkenes.

15. Preparation of Oxides.

16. Preparation of Difunctional Compounds.

Author Index.

“…this volume and the series remain an important addition to the library of practicing medicinal/organic chemists.” (Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Vol. 47, No. 4)