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The Chemistry of Heterocycles, 2nd Edition

The Chemistry of Heterocycles, 2nd Edition

Theophil Eicher, Siegfried Hauptmann

ISBN: 978-3-527-60183-7

Feb 2004

572 pages


The second edition of this "classic" among textbooks on heterocycle chemistry. Here, Theophil Eicher and Siegfried Hauptmann, both renowned authors of many successful such works, present all the important aspects of this fascinating field in a clear manner.

- completely revised
- enlarged
- numerous Q&As help readers to deepen their knowledge
- covers the very latest topics, such as metal-catalyzed coupling reactions
- systematic substance nomenclature
- comprehensive overview of all the important substance classes.

A must-have for advanced students of organic chemistry as well as for chemists looking for a quick overview of the field.
The Structures of Heterocyclic Compounds
Systematic Nomenclature of Heterocyclic Compounds
Three-Membered Heterocycles
Four-Membered Heterocycles
Five-Membered Heterocycles
Six-Membered Heterocycles
Seven-Membered Heterocycles
Larger Rings
Problems and Their Solutions
General Subject Index
Index of Named Reactions
"If you want quick information about the basic (or acidic!) properties of a heterocycle, some interesting facts, or an assorted few ways of making it, this book provides a welcoming, accurate, and concise introduction."
Alan Nadin, Angewandte Chemie IE

"Eicher and Hauptmann provide an up to date introduction to the field for the advanced undergraduate and graduate students. ... The book is carefully produced to a very high standard."
Salvatore Guccione, Univ. of Catania, Italy,
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2005