Numerous innovative and practical synthetic methods using transition metal complexes as either catalysts or reagents have been developed over the last 35 years. Transition Metal Reagents and Catalysts combines the varied applications of transition metal complexes in a unique and timely book in this rapidly advancing area of organic synthesis. This text is an easily understandable and enjoyable read for organic chemists who are not yet familiar with organo-transition metal chemistry.
Transition Metal Reagents and Catalysts presents:
* Complete coverage of nearly 35 years of transition metal complex chemistry
* An in-depth treatment of many innovative synthetic methodologies
* A rational classification of all reactions according to substrates and reaction mechanisms
* Examples of important applications of transition metal catalysed reactions.
A knowledge of organic synthesis using transition metal complexes is a must for all synthetic organic chemists. Written for chemists who wish to apply novel synthetic methods using transition metal complexes to solve problems in organic and pharmaceutical chemistry, such as synthesis of fine and bulk chemicals and natural products, Transition Metal Reagents and Catalysts is an essential reference source and an indispensible research companion.