Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry

Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry

1st Edition - September 3, 2009

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  • Editors: Gordon Gribble, J. Joule
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080965161

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Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry (PHC) is an annual review series commissioned by the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry (ISHC). Volumes in the series contain both highlights of the previous year’s literature on heterocyclic chemistry and articles on emerging topics of particular interest to heterocyclic chemists. The chapters in Volume 21 constitute a systematic survey of the important original material reported in the literature of heterocyclic chemistry in 2008. Additional articles in this volume review "Biocatalytic approaches to chiral heterocycles" and "Ring-expanded (‘fat’) purines and their nucleoside/nucleotide analogues as broad-spectrum therapeutics." As with previous volumes in the series, Volume 21 apprises academic/industrial chemists and advanced students of developments in heterocyclic chemistry in a convenient format.

Key Features

* Covers the heterocyclic literature published in 2008

* Includes specialized reviews

* Features contributions from leading researchers in their fields


Academic and industrial chemists and advanced students interested in heterocyclic chemistry

Table of Contents

  • Biocatalytic approaches to chiral heterocycles (Steven J. Collier, Michael A. K. Vogel, Brian J. Wong and Naga K. Modukuru)
    Ring-expanded (‘fat’) purines and their nucleoside/nucleotide analogues as broad-spectrum therapeutics (Ramachandra S. Hosmane)
    Three-membered ring systems (Stephen C. Bergmeier and David J. Lapinsky)
    Four-membered ring systems (Benito Alcaide and Pedro Almendros)
    Five-membered ring systems: Thiophenes and Se/Te analogues (Tomasz Janosik and Jan Bergman)
    Pyrroles and benzo analogs (Jonathon S. Russel, Erin T. Pelkey and Sarah J. P. Yoon-Miller)
    Furans and benzofurans (Xue-Long Hou, Zhen Yang, Kap-Sun Yeung, Henry N.C. Wong)
    With more than one N atom (Larry Yet)
    With N and S (Se) atoms (Yong-Jin Wu and Bingwei V. Yang)
    With O & S (Se, Te) atoms (R. Alan Aitken)
    With O & N atoms (Stefano Cicchi, Franca M. Cordero, Donatella Giomi)
    Six-membered ring systems: Pyridine and benzo derivatives (Darrin W. Hopper, Aimee L. Crombie, and Jeremy J. Clemens, and Soojin Kwon)
    Diazines and benzo derivatives (Amelia Manlove and Michael P. Groziak)
    Triazines, tetrazines and fused ring polyaza systems (2007) (Dmitry N. Kozhevnikov and Valery N. Kozhevnikov)
    Triazines, tetrazines and fused ring polyaza systems (2008) (Dmitry N. Kozhevnikov and Valery N. Kozhevnikov)  Six-membered ring systems: With O and/or S atoms (John D. Hepworth and B. Mark Heron)
    Seven-membered rings (Jason A. Smith, Peter P. Molesworth and John H. Ryan)
    Eight-membered and larger rings (George R. Newkome)


Product details

  • No. of pages: 572
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2009
  • Published: September 3, 2009
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080965161

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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