Bioactive Heterocyclic Compound Classes: Agrochemicals

Bioactive Heterocyclic Compound Classes: Agrochemicals

Editor(s): Clemens Lamberth, Jürgen Dinges

Published Online: 29 NOV 2012 08:41AM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527333967

Online ISBN: 9783527664412

DOI: 10.1002/9783527664412

About this Book

The chemistry of heterocycles is an important branch of organic chemistry. This is due to the fact that a large number of natural products,
e. g. hormones, antibiotics, vitamins, etc. are composed of heterocyclic structures. Often, these compounds show beneficial properties and are
therefore applied as pharmaceuticals to treat diseases or as insecticides, herbicides or fungicides in crop protection. This volume presents important agrochemicals. Each of the 21 chapters covers in a concise manner one class of heterocycles, clearly structured as follows:

* Structural formulas of most important examples (market products)
*Short background of history or discovery
* Typical syntheses of important examples
* Mode of action
* Characteristic biological activity
* Structure-activity relationship
* Additional chemistry information (e.g. further transformations, alternative syntheses, metabolic pathways, etc.)
* References

A valuable one-stop reference source for researchers in academia and industry as well as for graduate students with career aspirations in the
agrochemical chemistry.

Table of contents

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  1. Introduction

  2. Part I: Herbicides

  3. Part II: Fungicides

  4. Part III: Insecticides

    1. Chapter 20

      Pyrazolylpyridine Activators of the Insect Ryanodine Receptor (pages 251–263)

      George P. Lahm, Thomas P. Selby, Thomas M. Stevenson, Daniel Cordova, I. Billy Annan and John T. Andaloro

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