From Book News, Inc. Kocienski (chemistry, U. of Glasgow, Scotland) offers a concise treatment of modern protecting group methodology for advanced students and professionals in disciplines involving organic synthesis. He presents a selection of the most useful protecting groups, with some 500 schemes provided to aid visual retrieval. The volume is organized by functional group and emphasis is placed on deprotection conditions applied to complex structures where selectivity is a prime issue. This edition corrects the 1994 edition and provides updated secondary literature cited at the end of each chapter.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Synopsis This text provides a concise and understandable presentation of modern protecting group methodology. It is illustrated with more than 500 schemes representing examples from the recent literature, and outlines a critical presentation of a selection of the most useful protecting groups.