Photochemistry Meets Natural-Product Synthesis

  1. Prof. Gerhard Quinkert1 and
  2. Dr. M. Volkan Kisakürek2
  1. Gerhard Quinkert and
  2. Knut Eis

Published Online: 3 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783906390451.ch6

Essays in Contemporary Chemistry: From Molecular Structure towards Biology

Essays in Contemporary Chemistry: From Molecular Structure towards Biology

How to Cite

Quinkert, G. and Eis, K. (2001) Photochemistry Meets Natural-Product Synthesis, in Essays in Contemporary Chemistry: From Molecular Structure towards Biology (eds G. Quinkert and M. V. Kisakürek), Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Zürich. doi: 10.1002/9783906390451.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Organische Chemie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Marie Curie-Str. 11, D-60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  2. 2

    Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Hofwiesenstrasse 26, Postfach, CH-8042 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Marie Curie-Str. 11, D-60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783906390284

Online ISBN: 9783906390451

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Keywords:

  • photochemistry;
  • natural-product synthesis

Summary

This essay deals with its subject from a personal point of view. During a timespan, in which photochemistry developed from a phenomenological branch of the natural sciences into a molecular discipline, a change in motivation took place in the rather remote field of chemical synthesis.