Contents: Preface. 1. Organic liquids. 2. Supramolecular metalloproteins. 3. Advanced chemical reactions. 4. Genomics development. 5. Magnetic resonance. 6. Phytopharmaceuticals. 7. Steroelectronic theory. 8. Sterochemistry. 9. Carbohydrates. 10. Cell Adhesion. 11. Bio-organic products. 12. Protein biosynthesis. Bibliography.
The field of organic chemistry includes more than twenty million compounds for which properties have been determined and recorded in the literature. Many hundreds of new compounds are added every day. Much more than half of the world’s chemists are organic chemists. Some new organic compounds are simply isolated form plants or animals, some are made by modifying naturally occurring chemicals, but most new organic compounds are actually synthesized in the laboratory form other organic molecules. Over the years organic chemists have developed a board array of reactions that allow them to make all kinds of complex products form simpler starting materials.
This book provides the chemical community with authoritative and critical assessments of the many aspects of organic chemistry. It is written for advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student in chemistry with a sufficient foundation to comprehend and use the research literature in organic chemistry.