Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis–1984

Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis–1984

Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis

1st Edition - September 26, 1985

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  • Editors: Martin J. O'Donnell, Louis Weiss
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483141152

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Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis—1984 is a bibliography of papers on organic synthesis from primary chemistry journals. Topics covered range from carbon-carbon bond forming reactions to oxidations, reductions, synthesis of heterocycles, and synthetic preparations. This book consists of seven chapters and begins with a list of papers on carbon-carbon bond forming reactions, including carbon-carbon single, double, and triple bonds. The chapters that follow focus on oxidations and reductions, methods of synthesizing heterocyclic systems, and the use of protecting groups. Synthetically useful transformations that do not fit easily into the first three chapters are considered next, with emphasis on functional group synthesis, ring expansion and contraction, and useful multistep transformations. The final chapter deals with miscellaneous reviews on topics ranging from cycloadditions to asymmetric catalysis, metalation, electrophilic substitutions, and pyrylium-mediated transformations of primary amino groups into other functional groups. This monograph will be of value to organic chemists, both specialist and nonspecialist in synthesis.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Journals Abstracted

    Glossary of Abbreviations

    I. Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions

    Carbon-Carbon Single Bonds (See Also: I.E., I.F, I.G)

    1. Alkylation of Aldehydes, Ketones, and their Derivatives

    2. Alkylations of Nitriles, Acids, and Acid Derivatives

    3. Alkylation of ß-Dicarbonyl and ß-Cyanocarbonyl Systems and Other Active Methylene Compounds

    4. Alkylation of N-, S-, and Se-Stabilized Carbanions

    5. Alkylation of Organometallic Reagents (See Also: I.F, I.G)

    6. Other Alkylation Procedures and Reviews

    7. Nucleophilic Addition to Electron-Deficient Carbon

    8. Other Carbon-Carbon Single Bond Forming Reactions

    B. Carbon-Carbon Double Bonds (See Also: I.E.1, III.G, VI.A.16)

    1. Wittig-Type Olefination Reactions

    2. Eliminations

    3. Other Carbon-Carbon Double Bond Forming Reactions

    4. Allene Forming Reactions

    C. Carbon-Carbon Triple Bonds (See Also: VI.A.16)

    D. Cyclopropanations

    1. Carbene or Carbenoic Additions to a Multiple Bond (See Also: VI.A.7)

    2. Other Cyclopropanations

    Ε. Thermal Reactions

    1. Cycloadditions

    2. Other Thermal Reactions

    F. Aromatic Substitutions Forming a New Carbon-Carbon Bond

    1. Friedel-Crafts-Type Reactions

    2. Coupling Reactions

    3. Other Aromatic Substitutions

    G. Synthesis via Organometallics

    1. Organoboranes

    2. Carbonylation Reactions

    3. Other Synthesis via Organometallics

    4. Reviews

    II. Oxidations

    A. C-O Oxidations

    1. Alcohol → Ketone, Aldehyde

    2. Alcohol, Aldehyde → Acid, Acid Derivative

    B. C-H Oxidations

    1. C-H → C-O

    2. C-H → C-Hal

    3. Other C-H Oxidations

    C. C-N Oxidations

    D. Amine Oxidations

    E. Sulfur Oxidations

    F. Oxidative Additions to C-C Multiple Bonds

    1. Epoxidations

    2. Hydroxylation

    3. Other

    G. Phenol → Quinone Oxidation

    H. Oxidative Cleavages

    I. Photosensitized Oxygenations

    J. Dehydrogenation

    K. Other Oxidations and Reviews

    III. Reductions

    A. C = O Reductions (See Also: III.F.1)

    Β. C-N Multiple Bond Reductions

    1. Nitrile Reductions

    2. Imine Reductions

    C. Reduction of Sulfur Compounds

    D. N-O Reductions

    Ε. C-C Multiple Bond Reductions

    1. C = C Reductions

    2. C ≡ C Reductions

    3. Reduction of Aromatic Rings

    F. Hydrogenolysis of Hetero Bonds

    1. C-O → C-H

    2. C-Hal → C-H

    3. C-S → C-H

    4. C-N → C-H

    G. Reductive Eliminations

    H. Reductive Cleavages

    I. Hydroboration (Reduction Only)

    J. Other Reductions and Reviews

    IV. Synthesis of Heterocycles

    A. Aziridines

    B. Furans, etc

    C. Indoles

    D. Lactams

    E. Lactones

    F. Pyridines, Quinolines, etc

    G. Pyrroles, etc

    H. Other Heterocycles with One Heteroatom (See Also: II.F.1, VI.A.9)

    I. Heterocycles with Two or More Heteroatoms

    1. Heterocycles with 2 Ns

    2. Heterocycles with 1 Ν and 1 O

    3. Heterocycles with 1 Ν and 1 S

    4. Heterocycles with 1 S and 1 O

    5. Heterocycles with 3 Ns

    6. Other Heterocycles

    J. General Reviews

    V. Protecting Groups

    A. Hydroxyl(See Also: VI.A.10, VI.A.11)

    B. Amine (See Also: VI.A.4)

    C. Sulfhydryl (See Also: VI.A.19)

    D. Carboxyl (See Also: VI.A.4, VI.A.10)

    E. Ketone, Aldehyde (See Also: VI.A.18)

    F. Phosphate

    G. Pi Bond

    H. Miscellaneous Protecting Groups

    VI. Useful Synthetic Preparations

    A. Functional Group Preparations

    1. Acids, Acid Halides, Anhydrides (See Also: II.A.2)

    2. Alcohols, Phenols (See Also: II.B.1, III.Α., III.F.1)

    3. Alkyl, Aryl Halides (See Also: II.B.2)

    4. Amides(See Also: IV.D, VI.A.17)

    5. Amines (See Also: III.B.2, III.D)

    6. Amino Acids and Derivatives (See Also: III.E.1, VI.A.4, VI.A.10)

    7. Carbenes (See Also: I.D)

    8. Enamines

    9. Epoxides (See Also: II.F.1, IV.H)

    10. Esters (See Also: IV.E, V.D)

    11. Ethers (See Also:· V.A)

    12. Ketones and Aldehydes (See Also: I.A.2, II.A.1, III.F.1)

    13. Nitriles

    14. Nitro

    15. Nucleotides, etc. (See Also: IV.I.1a, b, V.F)

    16. Olefins, Acetylenes (See Also: I.B, I.C, II.J, III.G)

    17. Peptides (See Also: V.B, V.C, V.D, VI.A.4)

    18. Vinyl Halides, Vinyl Ethers, Vinyl Esters

    19. Sulfur Compounds (See Also: II.Ε, III.C)

    B. Ring Enlargement and Contraction

    1. Enlargement

    2. Contraction

    C. Multistep Transformations

    1. Masked Carbonyl Systems

    2. Other Multistep Transformations

    VII. Miscellaneous Reviews

    Author Index

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  • No. of pages: 514
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1985
  • Published: September 26, 1985
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483141152

About the Editors

Martin J. O'Donnell

Louis Weiss

Louis Weiss
Louis M. Weiss M.D., M.P.H is Professor of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Pathology (Division of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine) of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Dr. Weiss received his M.D. and M.P.H degrees from the Johns Hopkins University in 1982. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Following this fellowship, he joined the faculty at Einstein where he is currently a Professor of Pathology and Medicine. His laboratory group has an active research program on parasitic diseases with a research focus on Toxoplasma gondii, the Microsporidia and Trypanosoma cruzi. Dr. Weiss is the author of over 200 publications and the editor of 3 books on parasitology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Disease Society of America and the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Weiss is the Co-Director of the Einstein Global Health Center.

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Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY, USA

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