Chapter 1. The synthesis of lactones and lactams

  1. Michael A. Ogliaruso and
  2. James F. Wolfe

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470772522.ch1

Synthesis of Lactones and Lactams (1993)

Synthesis of Lactones and Lactams (1993)

How to Cite

Ogliaruso, M. A. and Wolfe, J. F. (1993) The synthesis of lactones and lactams, in Synthesis of Lactones and Lactams (1993), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470772522.ch1

Author Information

  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471937340

Online ISBN: 9780470772522

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Keywords:

  • hydroxy acids;
  • halolactonization;
  • oxidation reactions;
  • lactone interconversions;
  • ring contractions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis of Lactones

  • Synthesis of Lactams

  • Acknowledgments

  • References