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Asymmetric Synthesis of Natural Products
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date August 13, 2012
Pages 306
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781119976691
ISBN-10 1119976693
Dimensions 0.50 by 7.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $64.00
Other format details sci/tech
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Asymmetric Synthesis of Natural Products, 2nd Edition introduces students to this rapidly growing field of organic chemistry. The initial chapters present the foundations of asymmetric synthesis, including the theory and applications of individual asymmetric reactions. This is followed by chapters on each of the major individual classes of natural products; their structures, biosynthesis and interrelationships as well as examples of asymmetric syntheses and the practical value of these compounds. Natural product classes covered include carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, nucleosides, nucleotides, nucleic acids, polyketides, isoprenoids, shikamic acid derivatives and alkaloids.

For this second edition the text has been thoroughly updated and expanded, and includes new discussions and examples covering atom and redox economies, practical aspects and environmental awareness. Organocatalysis has emerged completely in the last ten years, and has been fully integrated into this new edition.



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