Biomimetic Organic Synthesis

Biomimetic Organic Synthesis

Editor(s): Erwan Poupon, Bastien Nay

Published Online: 21 APR 2011 05:27AM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527325801

Online ISBN: 9783527634606

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634606

About this Book

In this exciting 2 volume set, the approach and methodology of bio-inspired synthesis of complex natural products is laid out, backed by abundant practical examples from the authors' own work as well as from the published literature.

Volume 1 describes the biomimetic synthesis of alkaloids.

Volume 2 covers terpenes, polyketides, and polyphenols.

A discussion of the current challenges and frontiers in biomimetic synthesis concludes this comprehensive handbook.

Key features:

  • Biomimetic Strategies have become an every-day tool not only for chemists but also for biologists. The synthetic applications are overwhelming, making this comprehensive 2 volume work a must-have for everyone working in the field.
  • Unifying both synthetic and biosynthetic aspects, this book covers everything from organocatalysis and natural product synthesis to synthetic biology and even green chemistry.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Biomimetic Total Synthesis of Alkaloids

    1. Chapter 9

      Biomimetic Synthesis of Azole- and Aryl-Peptide Alkaloids (pages 317–355)

      Hans-Dieter Arndt, Roman Lichtenecker, Patrick Loos and Lech-Gustav Milroy

  2. Part II: Biomimetic Synthesis of Terpenoids and Polyprenylated Natural Compounds

  3. Part III: Biomimetic Synthesis of Polyketides

  4. Part IV: Biomimetic Synthesis of Polyphenols

    1. Chapter 18

      Biomimetic Synthesis of Lignans (pages 677–693)

      Craig W. Lindsley, Corey R. Hopkins and Gary A. Sulikowski

  5. Part V: Frontiers in Biomimetic Chemistry: From Biological to Bio-inspired Processes

    1. Chapter 22

      Bio-Inspired Transfer Hydrogenations (pages 787–822)

      Magnus Rueping, Fenja R. Schoepke, Iuliana Atodiresei and Erli Sugiono

  6. Part VI: Conclusion: From Natural Facts to Chemical Fictions

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