The Way of Synthesis
The Way of Synthesis
DescriptionThis two-colored textbook presents not only synthetic ways to design organic compounds, it also contains a compilation of the most important total synthesis of the last 50 years with a comparative view of multiple designs for the same targets. It explains different tactics and strategies, making it easy to apply to many problems, regardless of the synthetic question in hand. Following a historical view of the evolution of synthesis, the book goes on to look at principles and issues impacting synthesis and design as well as principles and issues of methods. The sections on comparative design cover classics in terpenes and alkaloid synthesis, while a further section covers such miscellaneous syntheses as Maytansine, Palytoxin, Brevetoxin B and Indinavir. The whole is rounded off with a look at future perspectives and, what makes this textbook extraordinairy, with personal recollections of the chemists, who synthesized these fascinating compounds.
With its attractive layout highlighting key parts and tactics using a second color, this is a useful tool for organic chemists, lecturers and students in chemistry, as well as those working in the chemical industry.
""I think, as will many organic chemists, that the Hudlicky book will be the Bible of synthetic organic chemistry, the past, the present and the future. A hallmark publication."" (Victor Snieckus)
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The History of Synthesis
Milestones in Organic Sythesis
STRATEGY AND TACTICS
Principles and Issues Impacting Synthesis (Strategy)
Principles and Issues Impacting Design (Strategy)
Principles and Issues of Methods (Tactics)
COMPARATIVE DESIGN: CLASSICS IN TERPENE SYNTHESIS
COMPARATIVE DESIGN: CLASSICS IN ALKALOID SYNTHESIS
Daphniphyllum Alkaloids, Daphnilactone A
""...The Way of Synthesis provides much information for its price."" (Angewandte International Edition, December 2007)
- Provides a historical view of the evolution of synthesis
- Looks at principles and issues impacting synthesis and design as well as principles and issues of methods
- Sections on comparative design cover classics in terpenes and alkaloid synthesis, while a further section covers such miscellaneous syntheses as Maytansine, Palytoxin, Brevetoxin B and Indinavir
- Presents not only synthetic ways to design organic compounds, it contains also a compilation of total synthesis with a COMPARATIVE view of multiple designs for the same target
- Key parts, strategies and tactics are highlighted by a second color
- Concludes with a look at future perspectives and the personal recollections of chemists involved in the presented synthesis
- Statement of one reviewer: ""WOW! It is an impressive tome. I also think there is as much between the lines as there is in the lines. Wonderful!""