Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry

Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry

1st Edition - February 27, 2013

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  • Editor: Alan Katritzky
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124077775
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124080751

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Established in 1960, Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry is the definitive serial in the area—one of great importance to organic chemists, polymer chemists and many biological scientists. Written by established authorities in the field, the comprehensive reviews combine descriptive chemistry and mechanistic insight and yield an understanding of how the chemistry drives the properties.

Key Features

  • Provides up-to-date material on a fast-growing and highly topical subject area
  • Contains the latest research covering a wide variety of heterocyclic topics
  • Written by leading authorities and designed as a handbook for students and industry and academic researchers


Graduate students and research workers in academic and industrial laboratories

Table of Contents

  • Editorial Advisory Board

    List of Contributors


    Chapter One. Recent Progress in 1,2-Dithiole-3-thione Chemistry


    1 Introduction

    2 Occurrence and Synthesis

    3 Structure

    4 Reactivity

    5 Applications

    List of Abbreviations


    Chapter Two. Organometallic Complexes of Pyridines Together with Diverse Heterocycles as Ligands


    1 Introduction

    2 Furylpyridines

    3 Thienylpyridines

    4 Pyrrolylpyridines

    5 Phospholylpyridines

    6 Pyridylthiafulfalenes

    7 Pyrazolylpyridines

    8 Imidazolylpyridines

    9 Imidazolinylpyridines

    10 Triazolylpyridines

    11 Imidazol-2-ylidene Pyridines and Related Carbenes

    12 Oxazolyl- and Thiazolylpyridines

    13 Oxazolinylpyridines

    14 Azinylpyridines

    15 Conclusion

    List of Abbreviations


    Chapter Three. Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Polysubstituted Heterocycles


    1 Introduction

    2 Synthesis of Polyfunctionalized Pyrans, Thiopyrans and Their Condensed Benzo- and Naphtho Derivatives

    3 Syntheses of Polysubstituted Azines and Condensed Azines

    4 Pyridazines and Pyrimidines

    5 Five Membered Heterocycles Including Pyrroles and Indoles

    6 Pyrazoles and Condensed Pyrazoles

    7 Triazoles and Benzotriazoles

    8 Thiazoles

    9 Applications

    10 Conclusion



Product details

  • No. of pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: February 27, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124077775
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124080751

About the Editor

Alan Katritzky

Alan Katritzky
Alan Katritzky was educated at Oxford and has held faculty positions at Cambridge and East Anglia before he migrated in 1980 to the University of Florida, where he was Kenan Professor and Director for the Institute for Heterocyclic Compounds. During his career he has trained more than 1000 graduate students and post-docs, and lectured and consulted world-wide. He led the team, which produced “Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry” and its sequels, "CHEC-II" and "CHEC-III”, has edited “Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vols. 1 through 111” and conceived the plan for “Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations”. He founded Arkat-USA, a non-profit organization which publishes “Archive for Organic Chemistry” (ARKIVOC) an electronic journal completely free to authors and readers at ( Honors include 14 honorary doctorates from 11 countries and membership of foreign membership of the National Academies of Britain, Catalonia, India, Poland, Russia and Slovenia.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

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