By discussing organic reaction mechanism in the context of organic synthesis, this book provides a highly practical, structured framework from which to build a good understanding of the essential underlying principles of organic reactions. The focus on synthetically useful reactions ensures the contents are specifically relevant to postgraduate students and industrial organic chemists.
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CHAPTER 1 SYNTHETIC STRATEGIES.
CHAPTER 2 REACTIVE INTERMEDIATES.
CHAPTER 3 STABILIZED CARBANIONS, ENAMINES AND YLIDES.
CHAPTER 4 CARBON CARBON DOUBLE BOND FORMING REACTIONS.
CHAPTER 5 TRANSITION METALS MEDIATED CARBON–CARBON BOND FORMING REACTIONS.
CHAPTER 6 REDUCTIONS.
CHAPTER 7 OXIDATIONS.
CHAPTER 8 PERICYCLIC REACTIONS