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Addition, Elimination and Substitution: Markovnikov, Hofmann, Zaitsev and Walden

Discovery and Development

1st Edition - July 1, 2022

Author: David E. Lewis

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 1 0 2 7 - 7
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 1 0 2 6 - 0

Addition, Elimination and Substitution: Markovnikov, Hofmann, Zaitsev and Walden: Discovery and Development discusses foundational reactions in organic chemistry and their major… Read more

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Addition, Elimination and Substitution: Markovnikov, Hofmann, Zaitsev and Walden: Discovery and Development discusses foundational reactions in organic chemistry and their major protagonists, contributions to synthesis, and history. Hofmann, Zaitsev, and Markovnikov are introduced, along with their major discoveries and contributions to organic chemistry. The history of controversies around Markovnikov’s Rule are addressed. The book introduces Walden’s original demonstration of configuration inversion, then discusses bimolecular elimination reactions, regioselective addition reactions, regiospecific alkene synthesis, and the development of modern reactions with configuration inversion. With its unique perspective, focus, and comprehensive coverage, this book belongs on the shelf of every organic chemist.