14. Photochemical Synthesis

  1. Wei Zhang3 and
  2. Berkeley W. Cue Jr.4
  1. Stefano Protti1,
  2. Maurizio Fagnoni2 and
  3. Angelo Albini2

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch14

Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

How to Cite

Protti, S., Fagnoni, M. and Albini, A. (2012) Photochemical Synthesis, in Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry (eds W. Zhang and B. W. Cue), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Green Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 4

    BWC Pharma Consulting, LLC, Green Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ledyard, Connecticut, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

  2. 2

    PhotoGreen Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470711514

Online ISBN: 9780470711828

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Keywords:

  • photochemical synthesis, rarity in organic preparations;
  • photochemical properties of molecules, in industrial applications;
  • photochemistry, one of the key approaches to GC;
  • synthesis and rearrangement of open-chain compounds;
  • choice of the medium, for efficiency and chemoselectivity;
  • synthesis of four-membered rings;
  • synthetic applications of photochemical methods, generating rings;
  • photochemical cyclizations, construction of six-membered rings;
  • peculiar “green” of photochemical methods in medicinal chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis and Rearrangement of Open-Chain Compounds

  • Synthesis of Three- and Four-Membered Rings

  • Synthesis of Five-, Six (and Larger)-Membered Rings

  • Oxygenation and Oxidation

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References