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Esterification: Methods, Reactions, and Applications

Esterification: Methods, Reactions, and Applications

Junzo Otera

ISBN: 978-3-527-60607-8 August 2006 313 Pages

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Description

Here, Professor J. Otera brings together for the first time the combined knowledge about this elementary yet multifaceted reaction. Starting from the methodical basics right up to practical applications, this book represents a comprehensive overview of this type of reaction, saving readers time-consuming research among the literature - and not just in practical matters. All set to become a standard reference for every organic chemist.

From the contents:
METHODOLOGY
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
SYNTHETIC APPLICATIONS
Kinetic Resolution
Enzymatic Resolution
Nonenzymatic Resolution
Asymmetric Desymmetrization
Deacetylation through Transesterification
Selective Esterification
Applications to Natural Product Synthesis
New Reaction Media
Industrial Uses
Preface
Introductioin
METHODOLOGY
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
Conversion of Carboxylic Acids to Esters without Use of Alcohols
Reaction with Diazomethane
Reaction with Alkyl Halides
Reaction with Orthoesters
Ester-Interchange Reaction
SYNTHETIC APPLICATIONS
Kinetic Resolution
Enzymatic Resolution
Nonenzymatic Resolution
Asymmetric Desymmetrization
Miscellaneous Topics
Protection by Acylation
Deacetylation through Transesterification
Selective Esterification
Use of Stoichiometric Amounts of Reactants
Applications to Natural Product Synthesis
New Reaction Media
Industrial Uses
"...Otera's book does a good job, concisely covering the esterification methodology literature from 1990 to 1999, and that survey will be useful to synthetic organic chemists..." (Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 43)