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Immobilized Catalysts

Solid Phases, Immobilization and Applications

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  • A. Kirschning


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Part of the Topics in Current Chemistry book series (TOPCURRCHEM, volume 242)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Rainer Haag, Sebastian Roller
    Pages 1-42
  3. J. Horn, F. Michalek, C. C. Tzschucke, W. Bannwarth
    Pages 43-75
  4. David E. Bergbreiter
    Pages 113-176
  5. Bimbisar Desai, C. Oliver Kappe
    Pages 177-208
  6. Andreas Kirschning, Gerhard Jas
    Pages 209-239
  7. Nicole End, Kai-Uwe Schöning
    Pages 241-271
  8. Nicole End, Kai-Uwe Schöning
    Pages 273-317
  9. David E. Bergbreiter, Jun Li
    Pages 337-337
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 319-336

About this book


Over the last decade the environmental setup has changed for synthetic organ­ ic chemists to a considerable degree. So far synthetic organic chemistry had focussed on methodology development which mainly deals with the develop­ ment of new reactions as well as new reagents and catalysts. These ought to be able to perform preferentially highly selective (chemo-, regio-and stereose­ lective) synthetic transformations, often applied in the context of complex and highly functionalized molecules. Except for the synthesis of peptides and oligonucleic acids, little attention has been spent on the question of how synthesis can be carried out in an envi­ ronment of sophisticated technologies which includes improved hardware. While peptides and oligonucleotides are conveniently prepared by Merrifield's solid phase technique, solution phase synthesis of most other synthetic targets have not been substantially replaced by this solid phase approach. Without discussing this aspect in detail it is obvious that today a renaissance of sophis­ ticated solution phase synthesis can be noted. Immobilization of reagents and particularly catalysts, an old concept indeed, recently returned back onto the stage and this is addressed in this volume of Topics in Current Chemistry in a broader sense.


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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Immobilized Catalysts
  • Book Subtitle Solid Phases, Immobilization and Applications
  • Editors Andreas Kirschning
  • Series Title Topics in Current Chemistry
  • Series Abbreviated Title Top Curr Chem
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-20915-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-05889-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-39892-9
  • Series ISSN 0340-1022
  • Series E-ISSN 1436-5049
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 337
  • Number of Illustrations 122 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Organic Chemistry
    Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
    Biochemistry, general
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Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127/2005: This volume contains eight chapters, written by leading experts in their fields, that cover a variety of different aspects of immobilized catalysts. Although it would be impossible for this book to be fully comprehensive, the authors have done an excellent job of covering the most recent key developments in the field. Topics covered include polymeric supports, noncovalently bound catalysts, immobilized palladium catalysts for organic synthesis, applications of catalysts on soluble supports, microwave-assisted synthesis, continuous flow processes, industrial applications, and immobilized biocatalysts in industrial research and production. This will prove to be a valuable reference work for those already involved in the field and also for those contemplating entering it. It should be on the shelves of every good chemistry library.