New Pathways for Organic Synthesis

Practical Applications of Transition Metals

  • H. M. Colquhoun
  • J. Holton
  • D. J. Thompson
  • M. V. Twigg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 1-8
  3. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 9-65
  4. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 67-140
  5. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 141-171
  6. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 173-193
  7. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 195-263
  8. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 265-341
  9. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 343-375
  10. H. M. Colquhoun, J. Holton, D. J. Thompson, M. V. Twigg
    Pages 377-401
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 403-454

About this book

Introduction

The continually growing contribution of transition metal chemistry to synthetic organic chemistry is, of course, widely recognized. Equally well­ known is the difficulty in keeping up-to-date with the multifarious reactions and procedures that seem to be spawned at an ever-increasing rate. These can certainly be summarized on the basis of reviews under the headings of the individual transition metals. More useful to the bench organic chemist, however, would be the opposite type of concordance based on the structural type of the desired synthetic product. This is the approach taken in the present monograph, which presents for each structural entity a conspectus of the transition metal-mediated processes that can be employed in its production. The resulting comparative survey should be a great help in devising the optimum synthetic approach for a particular goal. It is presented from an essentially practical viewpoint, with detailed direc­ tions interspersed in the Houben-Weyl style. The wide scope of the volume should certainly encourage synthetic organic chemists to utilize fully the range and versatility of these transition metal-mediated processes. This will certainly be a well-thumbed reference book! R. A. RAPHAEL Cambridge University v Preface In recent years an enormous amount of work has been done on the catalysis of organic reactions by various transition metal species and on the organic reactivity of organo-transition-metal compounds.

Keywords

Cycloaddition Ion Recovery Silane catalysis catalyst cobalt heterocyclic compound metals organic chemistry organic synthesis oxygen platinum synthesis transition metal

Authors and affiliations

  • H. M. Colquhoun
    • 1
  • J. Holton
    • 2
  • D. J. Thompson
    • 3
  • M. V. Twigg
    • 4
  1. 1.Research and Technology DepartmentICI Chemicals & Polymers, Ltd.RuncornUK
  2. 2.Research and Technical ServicesEuropean Vinyls CorporationRuncornUK
  3. 3.Fine Chemicals Research CentreImperial Chemical Industries PlcBlackleyUK
  4. 4.Research and Technology DepartmentICI Chemicals & Polymers, Ltd.BillinghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2651-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1984
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-9653-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-2651-9
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