Organic Reactions

Organic Reactions

Online ISBN: 9780471264187

DOI: 10.1002/0471264180

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Volume 93 (2017)
Scott E. Denmark
Enantioselective, Rhodium-Catalyzed 1,4-Addition of Organoboron Reagents to Electron-Deficient Alkenes
Alan R. Burns, Hon Wai Lam, Iain D. Roy

Volume 92 (2017)
Scott E. Denmark
Gold-Catalyzed Cyclizations of Alkynes with Alkenes and Arenes
Antonio M. Echavarren, Michael E. Muratore, Verónica López-Carrillo, Ana Escribano-Cuesta, Núria Huguet, Carla Obradors
Cyclization of Vinyl and Aryl Azides into Pyrroles, Indoles, Carbazoles, and Related Fused Pyrroles
William F. Berkowitz, Stuart W. McCombie

Volume 91 (2016)
Scott E. Denmark
Nucleophilic Additions of Perfluoroalkyl Groups
Petr Beier, Mikhail Zibinsky, and G. K. Surya Prakash

Volume 90 (2016)
Scott E. Denmark
The Catalytic, Enantioselective Michael Reaction
Efraím Reyes, Uxue Uria, Jose L. Vicario, and Luisa Carrillo

Volume 89 (2016)
Scott E. Denmark
Olefin Ring-Closing Metathesis
Larry Yet

Volume 88 (2015)
Scott E. Denmark
Hydroamination of Alkenes
Alexander L. Reznichenko and Kai C. Hultzsch

Volume 87 (2015)
Scott E. Denmark
Oxidative Cleavage of Furans
Pedro Merino
Cycloaddition and Electrocyclic Reactions of Vinylketenes, Allenylketenes, and Alkynylketenes
Nanyan Fu and Thomas T. Tidwell
Carbozincation Reactions of Carbon–Carbon Multiple Bonds
Genia Sklute, Hannah Cavender and Ilan Marek

Volume 86 (2015)
Scott E. Denmark
Ring-Expanding Carbonylation of Epoxides
John W. Kramer, John M. Rowley and Geoffrey W. Coates
The Tishchenko Reaction
Ari M. P. Koskinen and Antii O. Kataja

Volume 85 (2014)
Scott E. Denmark
Copper-Catalyzed Amination of Aryl and Alkenyl Electrophiles
Kevin H. Shaughnessy, Engelbert Ciganek and Rebecca B. DeVasher

Volume 84 (2014)
Scott E. Denmark
Molybdenum-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylations
Christina Moberg
Wacker Oxidation, The
Brian W. Michel, Laura D. Steffens, and Matthew S. Sigman

Volume 83 (2014)
Scott E. Denmark
Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions
Eiichi Nakamura, Takuji Hatakeyama, Shingo Ito, Kentaro Ishizuka, Laurean Ilies and Masaharu Nakamura
Boronic Acid Mannich Reaction, The
Stephen G. Pyne and Minyan Tang

Volume 82 (2013)
Scott E. Denmark
The McMurry Coupling and Related Reactions
Takeshi Takeda and Akira Tsubouchi
Catalytic Asymmetric Ketene [2 + 2] and [4 + 2] Cycloadditions
Scott G. Nelson, Robert D. Dura, and Timothy Peelen

Volume 81 (2013)
Scott E. Denmark
The Krapcho Dealkoxycarbonylation Reaction of Esters with a-Electron-Withdrawing Substituents
Paul Krapcho and Engelbert Ciganek

Volume 80 (2013)
Scott E. Denmark
Catalytic, Asymmetric, Intramolecular Carbon–Hydrogen Insertion
Michael P. Doyle, Yu Liu, and Maxim Ratnikov
Cycloadditions of Carbonyl Ylides Derived from Diazocarbonyl Compounds
David M. Hodgson, Agnes H. Labande and Sengodagounder Muthusamy

Volume 79 (2013)
Scott E. Denmark
Cross-Coupling Reactions of Organotrifluoroborate Salts
Gary A. Molander and Ludivine Jean-Gerard
Asymmetric Transformations by Deprotonation Using Chiral Lithium Amides
Nigel S. Simpkins and Michael D. Weller

Volume 78 (2012)
Scott E. Denmark
The Schmidt Reaction
Aaron Wrobleski, Thomas C. Coombs, Chan Woo Huh, Sze-Wan Li, and Jeffrey Aub´e
The Neber Rearrangement
William F. Berkowitz
Twofold Extrusion Reactions
Lynn James Guziec and Frank S. Guziec, Jr

Volume 77 (2012)
Scott E. Denmark
The Kulinkovich Cyclopropanation of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
Jin Kun Cha, Oleg G. Kulinkovich
The Barton-Mccombie Reaction
Stuart W. McCombie, William B. Motherwell, Matthew J. Tozer

Volume 76 (2011)
Scott E. Denmark
Hydrogen-Bonding-Mediated Directed Osmium Dihydroxylation
Timothy J. Donohoe, Carole J. R. Bataille, Paolo Innocenti
Transition-Metal-Catalyzed α-Arylation of Enolates
Damien Prim, Sylvain Marque, Anne Gaucher, Jean-Marc Campagne
Indoles via Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclization
sandro Cacchi, Giancarlo Fabrizi, Antonella Goggiamani

Volume 75 (2011)
Scott E. Denmark
Hydrocyanation of Alkenes and Alkynes
T.V. (Babu) Rajanbabu
Intermolecular C–H Insertions of Carbenoids
Huw M. L. Davies, Phillip M. Pelphrey
Cross-Coupling with Organosilicon Compounds
Wen-Tau T. Chang, Russell C. Smith, Christopher S. Regens, Aaron D. Bailey, Nathan S. Werner, Scott E. Denmark
The Aza-Cope/Mannich Reaction
Larry E. Overman, Philip G. Humphreys, Gregory S. Welmaker

Volume 74 (2009)
Scott E. Denmark
Catalytic Asymmetric Hydrogenation of C=N Functions
Hans-Ulrich Blaser, Felix Spindler
Oxoammonium- and Nitroxide-Catalyzed Oxidations of Alcohols
James M. Bobbitt, Christian BrüCkner, Nabyl Merbouh
Asymmetric Epoxidation of Electron-Deficient Alkenes
Michael J Porter, John Skidmore

Volume 73 (2008)
Scott E. Denmark
Allylboration of Carbonyl Compounds
Hugo Lachance, Dennis G. Hall

Volume 72 (2008)
Scott E. Denmark
Electrophilic Amination of Carbanions, Enolates, and Their Surrogates
Engelbert Ciganek
Desulfonylation Reactions
Diego A. Alonso, Carmen N Ájera

Volume 71 (2008)
Scott E. Denmark
Ionic and Organometallic-Catalyzed Organosilane Reductions
Gerald L. Larson, James L. Fry

Volume 70 (2008)

The Catalytic Asymmetric Strecker Reaction
Masakatsu Shibasaki, Motomu Kanai, Tsuyoshi Mita
The Synthesis of Phenols and Quinones via Fischer Carbene Complexes
Marcey L. Waters, William D. Wulff

Volume 69 (2007)
Dioxirane Oxidations of Compounds other than Alkenes
Waldemar Adam, Cong-Gui Zhao, Kavitha Jakka
Electrophilic Fluorination with N–F Reagents
Jérôme Baudoux, Dominique Cahard

Volume 68 (2007)
Cotrimerizations of Acetylenic Compounds
Nicolas Agenet, Olivier Buisine, Franck Slowinski, Vincent Gandon, Corinne Aubert, Max Malacria
Glycosylation on Polymer Supports
Simone Bufali, Peter H. Seeberger

Volume 67 (2006)
Catalytic Enantioselective Aldol Addition Reactions
Erick M. Carreira, Alec Fettes, Christiane MartI
Benzylic Activation and Stereochemical Control in Reactions of Tricarbonyl(arene)chromium Complexes
Motokazu Uemura

Volume 66 (2005)
The Allylic Trihaloacetimidate Rearrangement
Larry E. Overman, Nancy E. Carpenter
Asymmetric Dihydroxylation of Alkenes
Mark C. Noe, Michael A. Letavic, Sheri L. Snow

Volume 65 (2005)
The Passerini Reaction
Luca Banfi, Renata Riva
Diels-Alder Reactions of Imino Dienophiles
Geoffrey R. Heintzelman, Ivona R. Meigh, Yogesh R. Mahajan, Steven M. Weinreb

Volume 64 (2004)
Additions of Allyl, Allenyl, and Propargylstannanes to Aldehydes and Imines
Benjamin W. Gung
Glycosylation with Sulfoxides and Sulfinates as Donors or Promoters
David Crich, Linda B. L. Lim
Addition of Organochromium Reagents to Carbonyl Compounds
Kazuhiko Takai

Volume 63 (2004)
The Biginelli Dihydropyrimidine Synthesis
C. Oliver Kappe, Alexander Stadler
Microbial Arene Oxidations
Roy A. Johnson
Cu, Ni, and Pd Mediated Homocoupling Reactions in Biaryl Syntheses: The Ullmann Reaction
Todd D. Nelson, R. David Crouch

Volume 62 (2003)
Hydroxylation of Enolates and Silyl Enol Ethers
Bang-Chi Chen, Ping Zhou,Franklin A. Davis, Engelbert Ciganek
The Ramberg - Bäcklund Reaction
Richard J. K. Taylor, Guy Casy
The α - Hydroxy Ketone (α - Ketol) and Related Rearrangements
Leo A. Paquette, John E. Hofferberth
Transformation of Glycals into 2,3-Unsaturated Glycosyl Derivatives
Robert J. Ferrier, Oleg A. Zubkov

Volume 61 (2002)
Dioxirane Epoxidation of Alkenes
Waldemar Adam, Chantu R. Saha-Möller, Cong-Gui Zhao

Volume 60 (2002)
Epoxide Migration (Payne Rearrangement) and Related Reactions
Robert M. Hanson
The Intramolecular Heck Reaction
J. T. Link

Volume 59 (2001)

Reductive Aminations of Carbonyl Compounds with Borohydride and Borane Reducing Agents

Ellen W. Baxter, Allen B. Reitz

Volume 58 (2001)

Simmons-Smith Cyclopropanation Reaction

André B. Charette, André Beauchemin

Preparation and Applications of Functionalized Organozinc Compounds

Paul Knochel, Nicolas Millot, Alain L. Rodriguez, Charles E. Tucker

Volume 57 (2001)

Intermolecular Metal-Catalyzed Carbenoid Cyclopropanations

Huw M. L. Davies, Evan G. Antoulinakis

Oxidation of Phenolic Compounds with Organohypervalent Iodine Reagents

Robert M. Moriarty, Om Prakash

Synthetic Uses of Tosylmethyl Isocyanide (TosMIC)

Daan Van Leusen, Albert M. Van Leusen

Volume 56 (2000)

The Hydroformylation Reaction

Iwao Ojima, Chung-Ying Tsai, Maria Tzamarioudaki, Dominique Bonafoux

The Vilsmeier Reaction of Non-Aromatic Compounds

Gurnos Jones, Stephen P. Stanforth

Volume 55 (1999)

Synthesis Of Nucleosides

Helmut Vorbrüggen, Carmen Ruh-Pohlenz

Volume 54 (1999)

Oxidation of Carbonyl Compounds with Organohypervalent Iodine Reagents

Robert M. Moriarty, Om Prakash

Volume 53 (1998)

The Oxidation of Alcohols by Modified Oxochromium(VI)–Amine Reagents

Frederick A. Luzzio

The Retro–Diels–Alder Reaction Part II. Dienophiles with One or More Heteroatom

Bruce Rickborn

Volume 52 (1998)

The Retro–Diels–Alder Reaction Part I. C-C Dienophiles

Bruce Rickborn

Enantioselective Reduction of Ketones

Shinichi Itsuno

Volume 51 (1997)

Asymmetric Aldol Reactions Using Boron Enolates

Cameron J. Cowden, Ian Paterson

The Catalyzed α - Hydroxyalkylation and α - Aminoalkylation of Activated Olefins (The Morita—Baylis—Hillman Reaction)
Engelbert Ciganek

[4 + 3] Cycloaddition Reactions

James H. Rigby* and F. Christopher Pigge

Volume 50 (1997)

The Stille Reaction

Vittorio Farina, Venkat Krishnamurthy, William J. Scott 


Volume 49 (1997)

The Vilsmeier Reaction of Fully Conjugated Carbocycles and Heterocycles

Gurnos Jones, Stephen P. Stanforth

Carbon–Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions Promoted by Trivalent Manganese

Gagik G. Melikyan

Volume 48 (1995)

Asymmetric Epoxidation of Allylic Alcohols: the Katsuki–Sharpless Epoxidation Reaction

Tsutomu Katsuki, Victor Martin

Radical Cyclization Reactions

B. Giese, B. Kopping, T. Göbel, J. Dickhaut, G. Thoma, K.J. Kulicke, F. Trach

Volume 47 (1995)

Lateral Lithiation Reactions Promoted by Heteroatomic Substituents

Robin D. Clark, Alam Jahangir

The Intramolecular Michael Reaction

R. Daniel Little, Mohammad R. Masjedizadeh, Olof Wallquist, Jim I. Mcloughlin

Volume 46 (1994)

Tin(II) Enolates in the Aldol, Michael, and Related Reactions

Teruaki Mukaiyama, Shū Kobayashi

The [2,3]-Wittig Rearrangement

TakeshI NakaI, KoichI MikamI

Reductions with Samarium(II) Iodide

Gary A. Molander

Volume 45 (1994)

The Nazarov Cyclization

Karl L. Habermas, Scott E. Denmark, Todd K. Jones

Ketene Cycloadditions

John A. Hyatt, Peter W. Raynolds

Volume 44 (1993)

Preparation of α,β - Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds and Nitriles by Selenoxide Elimination

Hans J. Reich, Susan Wollowitz

Volume 43 (1993)

Carbonyl Methylenation and Alkylidenation Using Titanium-Based Reagents

Stanley H. Pine

Anion-Assisted Sigmatropic Rearrangements

Stephen R. Wilson

The Baeyer–Villiger Oxidation of Ketones and Aldehydes

Grant R. Krow

Volume 42 (1992)

The Birch Reduction of Aromatic Compounds

Peter W. Rabideau, Zbigniew Marcinow

The Mitsunobu Reaction

David L. Hughes

Volume 41 (1992)

Divinylcyclopropane-Cycloheptadiene Rearrangement

Tomáš Hudlicky, Rulin Fan, Josephine W. Reed, Kumar G. Gadamasetti

Organocopper Reagents: Substitution, Conjugate Addition, Carbo/Metallocupration, and Other Reactions

Bruce H. Lipshutz, Saumitra Sengupta

Volume 40 (1991)

The Pauson–Khand Cycloaddition Reaction for Synthesis of Cyclopentenones

Neil E. Schore

Reduction with Diimide

Daniel J. Pasto, Richard T. Taylor

The Pummerer Reaction of Sulfinyl Compounds

Ottorino de Lucchi, Umberto Miotti, Giorgio Modena

The Catalyzed Nucleophilic Addition of Aldehydes to Electrophilic Double Bonds

Volume 39 (1990)

Lithioalkenes from Arenesulfonylhydrazones

A. Richard Chamberlin, Steven H. Bloom

The Polonovski Reaction

David Grierson

Oxidation of Alcohols to Carbonyl Compounds via Alkoxysulfonium Ylides: The Moffatt, Swern, and Related Oxidations Thomas T. Tidwell

Volume 38 (1990)

The Peterson Olefination Reaction

David J. Ager

Tandem Vicinal Difunctionalization: β - Addition to α,β - Unsaturated Carbonyl Substrates Followed by α - Functionalization

Marc J. Chapdelaine, Martin Hulce

The Nef Reaction

Harold W. Pinnick

Volume 37 (1989)

Chiral Synthons by Ester Hydrolysis Catalyzed by Pig Liver Esterase

Masaji Ohno, Masami Otsuka

The Electrophilic Substitution of Allylsilanes and Vinylsilanes

Ian Fleming, Jacques Dunoguès, Roger Smithers

Volume 36 (1988)

Reductions by Metal Alkoxyaluminum Hydrides. Part II. Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives, Nitrogen Compounds, and Sulfur Compounds

Jaroslav Málek

Volume 35 (1988)

The Beckmann Reactions: Rearrangements, Elimination–Additions, Fragmentations, and Rearrangement–Cyclizations
Robert E. Gawley

The Persulfate Oxidation of Phenols and Arylamines (The Elbs and the Boyland–Sims Oxidations)

E. J. Behrman

Fluorination with Diethylaminosulfur Trifluoride and Related Aminofluorosulfuranes

Miloš Hudlický

Volume 34 (1985)

Reductions by Metal Alkoxyaluminum Hydrides

Jaroslav Málek

Fluorination by Sulfur Tetrafluoride

Chia-Lin J. Wang

Volume 33 (1985)

Formation of Carbon - Carbon and Carbon - Heteroatom Bonds via Organoboranes and Organoborates

Ei-Ichi Negishi, Michael J. Idacavage

The Vinylcyclopropane–Cyclopentene Rearrangement

Tomáš Hudlický, Toni M. Kutchan, Saiyid M. Naqvi

Volume 32 (1984)

The Intramolecular Diels–Alder Reaction

Engelbert Ciganek

Syntheses Using Alkyne-Derived Alkenyl- and Alkynylaluminum Compounds

George Zweifel, Joseph A. Miller

Volume 31 (1984)

Addition and Substitution Reactions of Nitrile-Stabilized Carbanions

Siméon Arseniyadis, S. Kyler, David S. Watt

Volume 30 (1984)

Photocyclization of Stilbenes and Related Molecules

Frank B. Mallory, Clelia W. Mallory

Olefin Synthesis by Deoxygenation of Vicinal Diols

Eric Block


Volume 29 (1983)

Replacement of Alcoholic Hydroxyl Groups by Halogens and Other Nucleophiles via Oxyphosphonium Intermediates

Bertrand R. Castro

Reductive Dehalogenation of Polyhalo Ketones with Low-Valent Metals and Related Reducing Agents

Ryoji Noyori, Yoshihiro Hayakawa

Volume 28 (1982)

The Reimer–Tiemann Reaction

Hans Wynberg, Egbert W. Meijer

The Friedländer Synthesis of Quinolines

Chia-Chung Cheng, Shou-Jen Yan

The Directed Aldol Reaction

Teruaki Mukaiyama

Volume 27 (1982)

Allylic and Benzylic Carbanions Substituted by Heteroatoms

Jean-François Biellmann, Jean-Bernard Ducep

Palladium-Catalyzed Vinylation of Organic Halides

Richard F. Heck

Volume 26 (1979)

Heteroatom-Facilitated Lithiations

Heinz W. Gschwend, Herman R. Rodriguez

Intramolecular Reactions of Diazocarbonyl Compounds

Steven D. Burke, Paul A. Grieco

Volume 25 (1977)

The Ramberg - Bäcklund Rearrangement

Leo A. Paquette

Synthetic Applications of Phosphoryl-Stabilized Anions

William S. Wadsworth Jr.

Hydrocyanation of Conjugated Carbonyl Compounds

Wataru Nagata, Mitsuru Yoshioka

Volume 24 (1976)

Homogeneous Hydrogenation Catalysts in Organic Synthesis

Arthur J. Birch and David H. Williamson

Ester Cleavages via SN2-Type Dealkylation

John E. McMurry

Arylation of Unsaturated Compounds by Diazonium Salts (The Meerwein Arylation Reaction)

Christian S. Rondestvedt, Jr.

Selenium Dioxide Oxidation

Norman Rabjohn

Volume 23 (1976)

Reduction and Related Reactions of a,ß-Unsaturated Compounds with Metals in Liquid Ammonia

Drury Caine

The Acyloin Condensation

Jordan J. Bloomfield, Dennis C. Owsley, and Janice M. Nelke

Alkenes from Tosylhydrazones

Robert H. Shapiro

Volume 22 (1975)

The Claisen and Cope Rearrangements

Sara Jane Rhoads and N. Rebecca Raulins

Substitution Reactions Using Organocopper Reagents

Gary H. Posner

Clemmensen Reduction of Ketones in Anhydrous Organic Solvents

E. Vedejs

The Reformatsky Reaction

Michael W. Rathke

Volume 21 (1974)

Fluorination with Sulfur Tetrafluoride

G. A. Boswell, Jr., W. C. Ripka, R. M. Scribner, and C. W. Tullock

Modern Methods to Prepare Monofluoroaliphatic Compounds

Clay M. Sharts and William A. Sheppard

Volume 20 (1973)

Cyclopropanes from Unsaturated Compounds, Methylene Iodide, and Zinc-Copper Couple

H. E. Simmons, T. L. Cairns, Susan A. Vladuchick, and Connie M. Hoiness

Sensitized Photooxygenation of Olefins

R. W. Denny and A. Nickon

The Synthesis of 5-Hydroxyindoles by the Nenitzescu Reaction

George R. Allen, Jr.

The Zinin Reaction of Nitroarenes

H. K. Porter

Volume 19 (1972)

Conjugate Addition Reactions of Organocopper Reagents

Gary H. Posner

Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonds via p-Allylnickel Compounds

Martin F. Semmelhack

The Thiele-Winter Acetoxylation of Quinones

J. F. W. McOmie and J. M. Blatchly

Oxidative Decarboxylation of Acids by Lead Tetraacetate

Roger A. Sheldon and Jay K. Kochi

Volume 18 (1970)

Preparation of Ketones from the Reaction of Organolithium Reagents with Carboxylic Acids

Margaret J. Jorgenson

The Smiles and Related Rearrangements of Aromatic Systems

W. E. Truce, Eunice M. Kreider, and William W. Brand

The Reactions of Diazoacetic Esters with Alkenes, Alkynes, Heterocyclic, and Aromatic Compounds

Vinod Dave and E. W. Warnhoff

The Base-Promoted Rearrangements of Quaternary Ammonium Salts

Stanley H. Pine

Volume 17 (1969)

The Synthesis of Substituted Ferrocenes and Other π-Cyclopentadienyl-Transition Metal Compounds

Donald E. Bublitz and Kenneth L. Rinehart, Jr.

The γ - Alkylation and γ - Arylation of Dianions of β - Dicarbonyl Compounds

Thomas M. Harris and Constance M. Harris

The Ritter Reaction

L. I. Krimen and Donald J. Cota

Volume 16 (1968)

The Aldol Condensation

Arnold T. Nielsen and William J. Houlihan

Volume 15 (1967)

The Dieckmann Condensation

John P. Schaefer and Jordan J. Bloomfield

The Knoevenagel Condensation

G. Jones

Volume 14 (1965)

The Chapman Rearrangement

J. W. Schulenberg and S. Archer

α- Amidoalkylations at Carbon

Harold E. Zaugg and William B. Martin

The Wittig Reaction

Adalbert Maercker

Volume 13 (1963)

Hydration of Olefins, Dienes, and Acetylenes via Hydroboration

George Zweifel and Herbert C. Brown

Halocyclopropanes from Halocarbenes

William E. Parham and Edward E. Schweizer

Free Radical Addition to Olefins to Form Carbon-Carbon Bonds

Cheves Walling and Earl S. Huyser

Formation of Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds by Free Radical Chain Additions to Carbon-Carbon Multiple Bonds

F. W. Stacey and J. F. Harris, Jr.

Volume 12 (1962)

Cyclobutane Derivatives from Thermal Cycloaddition Reactions

John D. Roberts and Clay M. Sharts

The Preparation of Olefins by the Pyrolysis of Xanthates. The Chugaev Reaction

Harold R. Nace

The Synthesis of Aliphatic and Alicyclic Nitro Compounds

Nathan Kornblum

Synthesis of Peptides with Mixed Anhydrides

Noel F. Albertson

Desulfurization with Raney Nickel

George R. Pettit and Eugene E. van Tamelen

Volume 11 (1960)

The Beckmann Rearrangement

L. Guy Donaruma and Walter Z. Heldt

The Demjanov and Tiffeneau-Demjanov Ring Expansions

Peter A. S. Smith and Donald R. Baer

Arylation of Unsaturated Compounds by Diazonium Salts

Christian S. Rondestvedt, Jr.

The Favorskii Rearrangement of Haloketones

Andrew S. Kende

Olefins from Amines: The Hofmann Elimination Reaction and Amine Oxide Pyrolysis

Arthur C. Cope and Elmer R. Trumbull

Volume 10 (1959)

The Coupling of Diazonium Salts with Aliphatic Carbon Atoms

Stanley J. Parmerter The Japp-Klingemann Reaction

Robert R. Phillips

The Michael Reaction

Ernst D. Bergmann, David Ginsburg, and Raphael Pappo

Volume 9 (1957)

The Cleavage of Non-enolizable Ketones with Sodium Amide

K. E. Hamlin and Arthur W. Weston

The Gattermann Synthesis of Aldehydes

William E. Truce

The Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation of Aldehydes and Ketones

C. H. Hassall The Alkylation of Esters and Nitriles

Arthur C. Cope, H. L. Holmes, and Herbert O. House

The Reaction of Halogens with Silver Salts of Carboxylic Acids

C. V. Wilson
The Synthesis of ß-Lactams

John C. Sheehan and Elias J. Corey

The Pschorr Synthesis and Related Diazonium Ring Closure Reactions

DeLos F. DeTar

Volume 8 (1954)

Catalytic Hydrogenation of Esters to Alcohols

Homer Adkins

The Synthesis of Ketones from Acid Halides and Organometallic Compounds of Magnesium, Zinc, and Cadmium

David A. Shirley

The Acylation of Ketones to Form β-Diketones or β-Keto Aldehydes

Charles R. Hauser, Frederic W. Swamer, and Joe T. Adams

The Sommelet Reaction

S. J. Angyal

The Synthesis of Aldehydes from Carboxylic Acids

Erich Mosettig

The Metalation Reaction with Organolithium Compounds

Henry Gilman and John W. Morton, Jr.


Harold E. Zaugg

The Reaction of Diazomethane and Its Derivatives with Aldehydes and Ketones

C. David Gutsche

Volume 7 (1953)

The Pechmann Reaction

Suresh Sethna and Ragini Phadke

The Skraup Synthesis of Quinolines

R. H. F. Manske and Marshall Kulka

Carbon-Carbon Alkylations with Amines and Ammonium Salts

James H. Brewster and Ernest L. Eliel

The von Braun Cyanogen Bromide Reaction

Howard A. Hageman

Hydrogenolysis of Benzyl Groups Attached to Oxygen, Nitrogen, or Sulfur

Walter H. Hartung and Robert Simonoff

The Nitrosation of Aliphatic Carbon Atoms

Oscar Touster

Epoxidation and Hydroxylation of Ethylenic Compounds with Organic Peracids

Daniel Swern

Volume 6 (1951)

The Stobbe Condensation

William S. Johnson and Guido H. Daub

The Preparation of 3,4-Dihydroisoquinolines and Related Compounds by the Bischler-Napieralski Reaction

Wilson M. Whaley and Tutucorin R. Govindachari

The Pictet-Spengler Synthesis of Tetrahydroisoquinolines and Related Compounds

Wilson M. Whaley and Tutucorin R. Govindachari

The Synthesis of Isoquinolines by the Pomeranz-Fritsch Reaction

Walter J. Gensler

The Oppenauer Oxidation

Carl Djerassi

The Synthesis of Phosphonic and Phosphinic Acids

Gennady M. Kosolapoff

The Halogen-Metal Interconversion Reaction with Organolithium Compounds

Reuben G. Jones and Henry Gilman

The Preparation of Thiazoles

Richard H. Wiley, D. C. England, and Lyell C. Behr

The Preparation of Thiophenes and Tetrahydrothiophenes

Donald E. Wolf and Karl Folkers

Reductions by Lithium Aluminum Hydride

Weldon G. Brown

Volume 5 (1949)

The Synthesis of Acetylenes

Thomas L. Jacobs


Herman L. Bruson

The Diels-Alder Reaction: Quinones and Other Cyclenones

Lewis L. Butz and Anton W. Rytina

Preparation of Aromatic Fluorine Compounds from Diazonium Fluoborates

The Schiemann Reaction: Arthur Roe

The Friedel and Crafts Reaction with Aliphatic Dibasic Acid Anhydrides

Ernst Berliner

The Gattermann-Koch Reaction

Nathan N. Crounse

The Leuckart Reaction

Maurice L. Moore

Selenium Dioxide Oxidation

Norman Rabjohn

The Hoesch Synthesis

Paul E. Spoerri and Adrien S. DuBois

The Darzens Glycidic Ester Condensation

Melvin S. Newman and Barney J. Magerlein

Volume 4 (1948)

The Diels-Alder Reaction with Maleic Anhydride

Milton C. Kloetzel

The Diels-Alder Reaction Ethylenic and Acetylenic Dienophiles

H. L. Holmes

The Preparation of Amines by Reductive Alkylation

William S. Emerson

The Acyloins

S. M. McElvain

The Synthesis of Benzoins

Walter S. Ide and Johannes S. Buck

Synthesis of Benzoquinones by Oxidation

James Cason

The Rosenmund Reduction of Acid Chlorides to Aldehydes

Erich Mosettig and Ralph Mozingo

The Wolff-Kishner Reduction

David Todd

Volume 3 (1946)

The Alkylation of Aromatic Compounds by the Friedel-Crafts Method

Charles C. Price

The Willgerodt Reaction

Marvin Carmack and M. A. Spielman

Preparation of Ketenes and Ketene Dimers

W. E. Hanford and John C. Sauer

Direct Sulfonation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Their Halogen Derivatives

C. M. Suter and Arthur W. Weston


H. E. Carter

Substitution and Addition Reactions of Thiocyanogen

John L. Wood

The Hofmann Reaction

Everett L. Wallis and John F. Lane

The Schmidt Reaction

Hans Wolff

The Curtius Reaction

Peter A. S. Smith

Volume 2 (1944)

The Claisen Rearrangement

D. Stanley Tarbell

The Preparation of Aliphatic Fluorine Compounds

Albert L. Henne

The Cannizzaro Reaction

T. A. Geissman

The Formation of Cyclic Ketones by Intramolecular Acylation

William S. Johnson

Reduction with Aluminum Alkoxides (The Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley Reduction)

A. L. Wilds

The Preparation of Unsymmetrical Biaryls by the Diazo Reaction and the Nitrosoacetylamine Reaction

Werner E. Bachmann and Roger A. Hoffman

Replacement of the Aromatic Primary Amino Group by Hydrogen

Nathan Kornblum

Periodic Acid Oxidation

Ernest L. Jackson

The Resolution of Alcohols

A. W. Ingersoll

The Preparation of Aromatic Arsonic and Arsinic Acids by the Bart, Béchamp, and Rosenmund Reactions

Cliff S. Hamilton and Jack F. Morgan

Volume 1 (1942)

The Reformatsky Reaction

Ralph L. Shriner

The Arndt-Eistert Reaction

W. E. Bachmann and W. S. Struve

Chloromethylation of Aromatic Compounds

Reynold C. Fuson and C. H. McKeever

The Amination of Heterocyclic Bases by Alkali Amides

Marlin T. Leffler

The Bucherer Reaction

Nathan L. Drake

The Elbs Reaction

Louis F. Fieser

The Clemmensen Reduction

Elmore L. Martin

The Perkin Reaction and Related Reactions

John R. Johnson

The Acetoacetic Ester Condensation and Certain Related Reactions

Charles R. Hauser and Boyd E. Hudson, Jr.

The Mannich Reaction

F. F. Blicke

The Fries Reaction

A. H. Blatt

The Jacobson Reaction

Lee Irvin Smith