Angewandte Chemie International Edition

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Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book reviews are written by invitation from the editor. Suggestions for books to be reviewed and for book reviewers are welcome.*

* Publishers should send brochures or (better) books to the editorial office. The editor reserves the right of selecting which books will be reviewed. Uninvited books not chosen for reviews will not be returned.

2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

Erik V. Van der Eycken
Aqueous Microwave Assisted Chemistry. Synthesis and Catalysis. RSC Green Chemistry Series. Edited by Vivek Polshettiwar and Rajender S. Varma.

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Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge 2010. 242 pp., hardcover £ 99.99.—ISBN 978-1849730389

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 52, 10039-10040

Stefan Kaskel
Metal–Organic Frameworks. Design and Application. Edited by Leonard R. MacGillivray.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2010. 349 pp., hardcover € 109.00.—ISBN 978-0470195567

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 50, 9565

Cynthia Friend
Model Systems in Catalysis. Single Crystals to Supported Enzyme Mimics. Edited by Robert M. Rioux.

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Springer Verlag, Heidelberg 2010. 526 pp., hardcover € 171.15.—ISBN 978-0387980416

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 49, 9320

Pedro J. Pérez
Silver in Organic Chemistry. Edited by Michael Harmata.

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John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2010. 402 pp., hardcover, € 95.90.—ISBN 978-0470466117

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 48, 9040

Michael Ibele
Chemistry in Motion. Reaction-Diffusion Systems for Micro- and Nanotechnology. By Bartosz A. Grzybowski.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 302 pp., hardcover € 119.00.—ISBN 978-0470030431

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 47, 8790

Ute Deichmann
Profile der Zellbiologie. 36 Profile der deutschen Geschichte. By Lothar Jaenicke.

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S. Hirzel, Stuttgart 2010. 329 pp., hardcover € 34.00.—ISBN 978-3777616933

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 46, 8562-8563

Anthony Harriman
Electrochemistry of Functional Supramolecular Systems. Edited by Paola Ceroni, Alberto Credi and Margherita Venturi.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2010. 598 pp., hardcover € 132.00.—ISBN 978-0470255575

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 44, 8073-8074

Rainer Stürmer
Industrial Biotechnology. Sustainable Growth and Economic Success. Edited by Wim Soetaert and Erick J. Vandamme.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2010. 500 pp., hardcover € 159.00.—ISBN 978-3527314423

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 43, 7841-7842

Bernd F. Straub
Organotransition Metal Chemistry. From Bonding to Catalysis. Edited by John F. Hartwig.

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University Science Books, Sausalito 2010. 1160 pp., hardcover, $ 134.50.—ISBN 978-1891389535

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 42, 7622

Derek A. Pratt
Garlic and Other Alliums. The Lore and the Science. By Eric Block.

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Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge 2009. 454 pp., hardcover £ 29.95.—ISBN 978-0854041909

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 40, 7162

Maurizio Fagnoni
Modern Molecular Photochemistry of Organic Molecules. By Nicholas J. Turro, V. Ramamurthy and Juan C. Scaiano.

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University Science Books, Sausalito, California 2010. 1110 pp., hardcover $ 134.50.—ISBN 978-1891389252

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 38, 6709-6710

G. K. Surya Prakash, George A. Olah
Electrocatalysis of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells. From Fundamentals to Applications. Edited by Hansan Liu and Jiujun Zhang.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 606 pp., hardcover € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527323777

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 37, 6483

Joerg Stierstorfer, Thomas M. Klapötke
High Energy Materials. Propellants, Explosives and Pyrotechnics. By Jai Prakash Agrawal.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2010. 498 pp., hardcover € 159.00.—ISBN 978-3527326105

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 36, 6253

Gwilherm Evano
Organic Azides. Syntheses and Applications. Edited by Stefan Bräse and Klaus Banert.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 536 pp., hardcover € 139.00.—ISBN 978-0470519981

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 35, 6025

Josep M. Ribó
Mirror-Image Asymmetry. An Introduction to the Origin and Consequences of Chirality. By James P. Riehl.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2010. 250 pp., softcover € 43.50.—ISBN 978-0470387597

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 34, 5825

George Weaver
Fluorinated Heterocyclic Compounds. Synthesis, Chemistry and Applications. Edited by Viacheslav A. Petrov.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 516 pp., hardcover, € 105.00.—ISBN 978-0470452110

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 33, 5605

Thomas Nann
On Solar Hydrogen & Nanotechnology. Edited by Lionel Vayssieres.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2010. 704 pp., hardcover € 212.00.—ISBN 978-0470823972

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 32, 5409

Christof Wöll
Reactions at Solid Surfaces. By Gerhard Ertl.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 208 pp., hardcover € 57.90.—ISBN 978-0470261019

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 31, 5219

Axel G. Griesbeck
Handbook of Synthetic Photochemistry. Edited by Angelo Albini and Maurizio Fagnoni.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 464 pp., hardcover € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527323913

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 30, 5033

Fredric M. Menger
Giant Molecules. From Nylon to Nanotubes. By Walter Gratzer.

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Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009. 254 pp., hardcover € 14.99.—ISBN 978-0199550029

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 29, 4859

Christian W. Lehmann
Two-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction . By Bob B. He.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 426 pp., hardcover € 97.90.—ISBN 978-0470227220

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 29, 4858-4859

Dietmar Kuck
Reactive Intermediates. MS Investigations in Solution. Edited by Leonardo S. Santos.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2010. 341 pp., hardcover € 129.00.—ISBN 978-3527323517

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 28, 4705-4706

Véronique Gouverneur
Guide to Fluorine NMR for Organic Chemists. By William R. Dolbier.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 272 pp., hardcover € 69.90.—ISBN 978-0470193419

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 26, 4335

René Peters
Chiral Ferrocenes in Asymmetric Catalysis. Synthesis and Applications. Edited by Li-Xin Dai and Xue-Long Hou.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 414 pp., hardcover € 149.00.—ISBN 978-3527322800

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 25, 4163-4164

Andrew J. Wilson
Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry. In Drug Discovery, Bioorganic Chemistry, and Materials Science. Edited by Benjamin L. Miller.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 266 pp., hardcover € 64.90.—ISBN 978-0470096031

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 24, 4011

Wolf-D. Woggon
From Enzyme Models to Model Enzymes. By Anthony J. Kirby and Florian Hollfelder.

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Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge 2009. 286 pp., hardcover £ 69.95.—ISBN 978-0854041756

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 23, 3867

Katja Schmitz
Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Chemistry. Volume 1 – Origins and Synthesis of Amino Acids. Edited by Andrew B. Hughes.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 714 pp., hardcover € 159.00.—ISBN 978-3527320967

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 22, 3717-3718

Axel Lorke
No Small Matter. Science on the Nanoscale. By Felice C. Frankel and George M. Whitesides.

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Harvard University Press 2009. 192 pp., hardcover € 27.95.—ISBN 978-0674035669

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 21, 3567

Richard Hoogenboom
Click Chemistry for Biotechnology and Materials Science. Edited by Joerg Lahann.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 432 pp., hardcover € 125.00.—ISBN 978-0470699706

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 20, 3410-3411

Nikolaus Korber
Concepts of Nanochemistry. By Ludovico Cademartiri and Geoffrey A. Ozin.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 262 pp., softcover € 39.00.—ISBN 978-3527325979

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 20, 3409-3410

Paolo Melchiorre
Cinchona Alkaloids in Synthesis & Catalysis. Ligands, Immobilization and Organocatalysis. Edited by Choong Eui Song.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 526 pp., hardcover € 149.00.—ISBN 978-3527324163

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 19, 3259-3260

Sason Shaik
Computational Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. Edited by Edward I. Solomon, Robert A. Scott and R. Bruce King.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 614 pp., hardcover € 155.00.—ISBN 978-0470699973

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 18, 3111-3113

Andreas Kirschning
Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions. Student Edition. By Ian Fleming.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 376 pp., softcover € 42.90.—ISBN 978-0470746592

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 17, 2971

Gerhard Wegner
Plastic Fantastic. How the Biggest Fraud in Physics Shook the Scientific World. By Eugenie Samuel Reich.

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Palgrave Macmillan 2009. 272 pp., hardcover $ 26.95.—ISBN 978-0230224674

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 16, 2823-2824

Lukas Hintermann
Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents. By Zerong Wang.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 3824 pp., hardcover € 489.00.—ISBN 978-0471704508

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 15, 2659-2660

Dirk Guldi
Fullerene Polymers. Synthesis, Properties and Applications. Edited by Nazario Martín and Franceso Giacalone.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 314 pp., hardcover € 129.00.—ISBN 978-3527322824

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 14, 2472-2473

Axel Klein
Bioinorganic Chemistry: A Practical Course. By Nils Metzler-Nolte and Ulrich Schatzschneider.

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de Gruyter, Berlin 2003. 138 pp., softcover € 44.95.—ISBN 978-3110209549

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 13, 2279-2280

Malte Behrens
Synthesis of Solid Catalysts. Edited by Krijn P. de Jong.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 402 pp., hardcover € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527320400

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 12, 2095

Seth C. Rasmussen
Handbook of Thiophene-Based Materials. Applications in Organic Electronics and Photonics. 2 volumes. Edited by Igor F. Perepichka and Dmitrii F. Perepichka.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 910 pp., hardcover € 339.00.—ISBN 978-0470057322

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 11, 1916-1917

Andreas Hirsch, Claudia Backes
Carbon Nanotube Science. Synthesis, Properties and Applications. By Peter J. F. Harris.

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Cambridge University Press 2009. 314 pp., hardcover £ 45.00.—ISBN 978-0521828956

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 10, 1722-1723

Friedrich Simmel
Cellular and Biomolecular Recognition. Synthetic and Non-Biological Molecules. Edited by Raz Jelinek.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 349 pp., hardcover € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527322657

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 10, 1721

Peter Lindner
Protein Engineering Handbook. 2 volumes. Edited by Stefan Lutz and Uwe T. Bornscheuer.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2008. 973 pp., hardcover € 349.00.—ISBN 978-3527318506

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 09, 1529

Davide Bonifazi
Chirality at the Nanoscale. Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more. Edited by David B. Amabilino.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 418 pp., hardcover € 149.00.—ISBN 978-3527320134

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 08, 1355

Sebastian Schlücker
Infrared and Raman Spectroscopic Imaging. Edited by Reiner Salzer and Heinz W. Siesler.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 510 pp., hardcover € 149.00.—ISBN 978-3527319930

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 07, 1192

Andreas F. M. Kilbinger
Controlled and Living Polymerizations. From Mechanisms to Applications. Edited by Axel H. E. Müller and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 612 pp., hardcover € 149.00.—ISBN 978-3527324927

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 07, 1191-1192

Thomas Kolter
The Tao of Chemistry and Life. A Scientific Journey. By Eugene H. Cordes.

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Oxford University Press, New York 2009. 432 pp., hardcover € 59.95.—ISBN 978-0195369632

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 06, 1009

Jens Müller
Metal Complex–DNA Interactions. Edited by Nick Hadjiliadis and Einar Sletten.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 544 pp., hardcover € 125.00.—ISBN 978-1405176293

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 05, 844-845

Reiner Anwander
Metal Amide Chemistry. By Michael F. Lappert, Andrey V. Protchenko, Philip P. Power, and Alexandra L. Seeber.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2008. 370 pp., hardcover € 109.00.—ISBN 978-0470721841

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 05, 843

Harald F. Krug
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Environmental and Health Impacts. Edited by Vicki H. Grassian.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2008. 470 pp., hardcover € 89.90.—ISBN 978-0470081037

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 04, 668

Pavel Jungwirth
Density Functional Theory. A Practical Introduction. By David Sholl and Janice A. Steckel.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 238 pp., hardcover € 84.90.—ISBN 978-0470373170

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 03, 485

Alexander Greer
Oxidation of Organic Compounds by Dioxiranes. By Waldemar Adam, Cong-Gui Zhao, Chantu R. Saha-Möller and Kavitha Jakka.

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John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2009. 670 pp., softcover € 84.90.—ISBN 978-0470454077

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 02, 251

Maria Contel
Gold Chemistry. Applications and Future Directions in the Life Sciences. Edited by Fabian Mohr.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 408 pp., hardcover € 149.00.—ISBN 978-3527320868

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 02, 250-251

Markus Oberthür
Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry. Edited by Herbert W. Roesky and Dietmar Kennepohl.

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Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2009. 283 pp., hardcover € 32.90.—ISBN 978-3527325467

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, No. 01, 25

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