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


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About the editors

Gordon Gribble

Gordon Gribble is the Dartmouth Professor of Chemistry at Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA. His research program covers several areas of organic chemistry, most of which involve synthesis, including novel indole chemistry, triterpenoid synthesis, DNA intercalation, 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.