Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles

Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles

Volume 2: Green Catalytic Systems and Solvents

2nd Edition - February 26, 2021

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  • Editor: Goutam Brahmachari
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128207925
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323851336

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Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles, Second Edition, Volume Two: Green Catalytic Systems and Solvents reviews this significant group of organic compounds within the context of sustainable methods and processes, expanding on the first edition with fully updated coverage and a whole range of new chapters. Volume Two explores green catalytic systems and solvents and the techniques surrounding this approach, including metal and magnetic catalysis to organocatalysis and solid acid catalysis, cycloaddition reactions, and varied approaches using ionic liquids. This updated edition is an essential resource on sustainable approaches for academic researchers, R&D professionals, and students working across medicinal, organic, natural product and green chemistry.

Key Features

  • Provides fully updated coverage of the field with an emphasis on sustainability
  • Highlights a range of different eco-friendly solvents and environmentally-friendly catalysts
  • Collates the experience of a global team of expert contributors


Organic, Natural Product, Synthetic and Green Chemists across both academia and industry; Chemical Engineers, Sustainability Scientists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Green synthetic approaches for biologically relevant heterocycles: Green catalytic systems and solvents - an overview
    2. Synthesis of bioactive five- and six-membered heterocycles catalyzed by heterogeneous supported metals
    3. Metal-catalyzed routes for the synthesis of furocoumarins and coumestans
    4. Green solvents for eco-friendly synthesis of bioactive heterocyclic compounds
    5. Use of environmentally friendly magnetic catalysts for heterocycles
    6. Proline and proline-derived organocatalysts in the synthesis of heterocycles
    7. Synthesis of heterocyclic building blocks and natural products by solid acid catalysis
    8. Ionic liquids prompted synthesis of biologically relevant five and six-membered heterocyclic skeletons: An update
    9. Heterocycles-based ionic liquid-supported synthesis of small organic molecules
    10. Green and catalytic methods for ?-lactone synthesis
    11. Cycloaddition reactions in ionic liquids for the synthesis of biologically relevant heterocycles
    12. Green synthetic approaches for medium ring-sized heterocycles of biological interest
    13. Sustainable synthesis of benzimidazoles, quinoxalines and congeners

Product details

  • No. of pages: 822
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: February 26, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128207925
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323851336

About the Editor

Goutam Brahmachari

Goutam Brahmachari
Goutam Brahmachari, PhD, FRSC, is a professor of organic chemistry at Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India. With more than 22 years of experience in both teaching and research, he has produced over 200 scientific publications, including original research papers, review articles, books, and invited book chapters in the field of natural products and synthetic organic chemistry. He has already authored/edited 25 books from the leading scientific publishers. Prof. Brahmachari serves several scientific bodies and received several awards and accolades for his contribution in both teaching and research, namely, Dr Kalam Best Teaching Faculty Award-2017, INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Teachers Award-2019, and CRSI (Chemical Research Society of India) Bronze Medal-2021 (contributions to research in chemistry). Prof. Brahmachari has been featured in the recently published World Ranking-2020 of the Top 2% Scientists (Organic Chemistry Category).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India

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