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Science of Synthesis  Connect to Science of Synthesis
Also known as: Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations
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Description:

Electronic version of the 32-volume print set entitled Science of Synthesis and commonly referred to as “Houben-Weyl,” a major reference work on synthetic methodology. It can be thought of as “an expert recipe book with reliable recipes.”

Science of Synthesis covers the fields of Organometallics; Hetarenes and Related Ring Systems; Compounds with Four Carbon–Heteroatom Bonds e.g. Carbonic Acids, Imidic Acids etc. NEW: Carboxylic Acids, Acid Halides and Salts, Peroxy Acids, Esters, and Lactones; Compounds with Three Carbon—Heteroatom Bonds e.g. Nitriles, Isocyanides, and Derivatives, Amides and Derivatives, Peptides, Lactams, Thio-, Seleno- and Tellurocarboxylic Acids and Derivatives, Ketenes and Ketenimines; Compounds with Two Carbon—Heteroatom Bonds e.g. Ketones, and Heteroatom Analogues of Aldehydes and Ketones, Quinones and Analogues, NEW: Acetals, and Ene-X Compounds; Compounds with One Carbon—Heteroatom Bond: e.g. Fluorine Compounds, NEW: Chlorine, Bromine, and Iodine compounds.

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Producer: Thieme Chemistry

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Last modified: 03/31/11