Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry

Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry

1st Edition - September 26, 2008

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  • Editors: Gordon Gribble, J. Joule
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080914954

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This is the 20th annual volume of Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, which covers the literature published during 2007. As with previous volumes in the series, Volume 20 will enable the reader to keep abreast of developments in heterocyclic chemistry in an effortless way.

Key Features

* A critical review of the heterocyclic literature published during 2007

* Presents specialized reviews

* Chapters all written by leading researchers in their field


For academic and industrial chemists and advanced students interested in heterocyclic chemistry

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 2-Indolylacyl Radicals in the Synthesis of Indole Compounds
    by M.-Lluïsa Bennasar and Tomàs Roca

    Chapter 2 Cascade Reactions of Carbonyl Ylides for Heterocyclic Synthesis
    by Albert Padwa

    Chapter 3 Three-Membered Ring Systems
    by Stephen C. Bergmeier and David J. Lapinsky

    Chapter 4 Four-Membered Ring Systems
    by Benito Alcaide and Pedro Almendros

    Chapter 5.1 Five-Membered Ring Systems: Thiophenes and Se/Te Analogs
    by Tomasz Janosik and Jan Bergman

    Chapter 5.2 Five-Membered Ring Systems: Pyrroles and Benzo Analogs
    by Jonathon S. Russel and Erin T. Pelkey

    Chapter 5.3 Five-Membered Ring Systems: Furans and Benzofurans
    by Xue-Long Hou, Zhen Yang, Kap-Sun Yeung, and Henry N.C. Wong

    Chapter 5.4 Five-Membered Ring Systems: With More than One N Atom
    by Larry Yet

    Chapter 5.5 Five-Membered Ring Systems: With N and S (Se) Atoms
    by Yong-Jin Wu and Bingwei V. Yang

    Chapter 5.6 Five-Membered Ring Systems: With O & S (Se, Te) Atoms
    by R. Alan Aitken and Lynn A. Power

    Chapter 5.7 Five-membered ring systems with O & N atoms
    by Stefano Cicchi, Franca M. Cordero, and Donatella Giomi

    Chapter 6.1 Six-Membered Ring Systems: Pyridine and Benzo Derivatives
    by Darrin W. Hopper, Kristina M.K. Kutterer, Aimee L. Crombie, and Jeremy J. Clemens

    Chapter 6.2 Six-Membered Ring Systems: Diazines and Benzo Derivatives
    by Michael P. Groziak and Amelia Manlove

    Chaper 6.3 Triazines, tetrazines and fused ring polyaza systems
    will appear in Volume 21

    Chapter 6.4 (2006) Six-Membered Ring Systems: With O and/or S Atoms
    by John D. Hepworth and B. Mark Heron

    Chapter 6.4 (2007) Six-Membered Ring Systems: With O and/or S Atoms
    by John D. Hepworth and B. Mark Heron

    Chapter 7 Seven-membered rings
    by Jason A. Smith and John H. Ryan

    Chapter 8 Eight-Membered and Larger Rings
    by George R. Newkome

Product details

  • No. of pages: 484
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2008
  • Published: September 26, 2008
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080914954

About the Editors

Gordon Gribble

Gordon Gribble is Emeritus Professor and Research Professor of Chemistry at Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA, where he has been since 1968. His research interests cover several areas of organic chemistry, most of which involve synthesis, including novel indole chemistry, triterpenoid synthesis, and new synthetic methodology. Prof Gribble also has a deep interest in naturally occurring organohalogen compounds, and in the chemistry of wine and wine making.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dartmouth Professor, Chemistry, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA

J. Joule

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK

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