Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Volume 3

A Critical Review of the 1990 Literature Preceded by Two Chapters on Current Heterocyclic Topics


  • H. Suschitzky, University of Salford, Salford, UK
  • Eric Scriven, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry (PHC) Volume 3 reports in 17 articles on new and important developments in heterocyclic chemistry abstracted from the 1990 literature. The material is arranged in a systematic way based on ring size and selected by experts in a particular field. The chapters are preceded by two articles on heterocyclic topics hitherto unreviewed and written by chemists well known for their work in the relevant field.
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For organic chemists involved in academic or industrial research as well as graduate students concerned with heterocyclic chemistry.


Book information

  • Published: July 1991
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-040589-6


...the book is overall a timely and valuable publication.... This book is a mine of information and another virtue is the speed of its publication.
Alan Heaton, Chemistry & Industry

The first chapter on "Asymmetric Synthesis of Azetidinones" is an excellent survey of enantioselective beta-lactam chemistry... Considering the wealth of information, the price of the book is low.
G.J. Koomen, Recl. Trav. Chim.

Table of Contents

Section headings and papers. Asymmetric Synthesis of Azetidinones, J H Bateson. Annelation Effects in the Thiophene Series, S Gronowitz and A B Hornfeldt. Three-Membered Ring Systems, A Padwa & F R Kinder. Four-Membered Ring Systems, J Parrick. Five-Membered Ring Systems. Thiophenes and Se and Te analogs, J B Press & R K Russell. Pyrroles and benzo derivatives, R J Sundberg. Furans and benzo derivatives, C W Bird. With more than one N atom, S A Lang Jr & V J Lee. With N and S (Se) atoms, R Tanaka & I Shinkai. With O and S (Se, Te) atoms, R A Aitken. With O and N atoms, G V Boyd. Six-Membered Ring Systems. Pyridine and benzo derivatives, J G Keay & A R Sherman. Diazines and benzo derivatives, T J Kress & D L Varie. Triazines, tetrazines and fused ring polyaza systems, D T Hurst. With O and/or S atoms, J D Hepworth. Seven-Membered Rings, J M Kane & N P Peet. Eight-Membered and Larger Rings, G R Newkome. Subject index.