∗ Asymmetric and diastereoselective synthesis
∗ Conformational analysis
∗ Properties of enantiomers and racemates
∗ Separation and analysis of enantiomers and diastereoisomers
∗ Developments in spectroscopy (including NMR), chromatography, and molecular mechanics as applied to stereochemistry
∗ Conceptual foundations of stereochemistry, including terminology and symmetry concepts
∗ Chiroptical properties
Written by the leading authorities in the field, the text includes more than 4,000 references, 1,000 illustrations, and a glossary of stereochemical terms.
Properties of Stereoisomers: Stereoisomer Discrimination.
Separation of Stereoisomers: Resolution, Racemization.
Heterotopic Ligands and Faces (Prostereoisomerism, Prochirality).
Stereochemistry of Alkenes.
Conformation of Acyclic Molecules.
Configuration and Conformation of Cyclic Molecules.
Chirality in Molecules Devoid of Chiral Centers.