Kurti and Czako have produced an indispensable tool for specialists and non-specialists in organic chemistry. This innovative reference work includes 250 organic reactions and their strategic use in the synthesis of complex natural and unnatural products. Reactions are thoroughly discussed in a convenient, two-page layout—using full color. Its comprehensive coverage, superb organization, quality of presentation, and wealth of references, make this a necessity for every organic chemist.
* The first reference work on named reactions to present colored schemes for
* 250 frequently used named reactions are presented in a convenient two-page layout with numerous examples
* An opening list of abbreviations includes both structures and chemical names
* Contains more than 10,000 references grouped by seminal papers, reviews, modifications, and theoretical works
* Appendices list reactions in order of discovery, group by contemporary usage, and provide additional study tools
* Extensive index quickly locates information using words found in text and drawings
Table of Contents
I. Foreword by E. J. Corey
II Introduction by K. C. Nicolaou
IV. Explanation of the Use of Colors in the Schemes and Text
V. List of Abbreviations
VI. List of Named Organic Reactions (this main section includes 250 two-page entries)
VII. Named Organic Reactions in Alphabetical Order
VIII. Appendix: Listing of the Named Reactions by Synthetic Type and by their Utility
László Kürti was born and raised in Hungary. He received his Diploma from Lajos Kossuth University in Debrecen, Hungary (now University of Debrecen). He obtained his Master of Science degree at University of Missouri-Columbia. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. degree in synthetic organic chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Amos B. Smith III. at the University of Pennsylvania.
Barbara Czakó was born and raised in Hungary. She received her Diploma from Lajos Kossuth University in Debrecen, Hungary (now University of Debrecen). She obtained her Master of Science degree at University of Missouri-Columbia. Currently she is pursuing his Ph.D. degree in synthetic organic chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Gary A. Molander at the University of Pennsylvania.