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Parekh, Shyamal I.

Works: 3 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 311 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Shyamal I Parekh
Half a century of free radical chemistry by Derek H. R Barton( Book )

15 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the experience over 25 years of the senior author with the chemistry of organic free radicals. It begins with a mechanistic study of industrial importance on the pyrolysis of chlorinated alkanes. It continues with a theory on the biosynthesis of phenolate derived alkaloids involving phenolate radical coupling. There follows 20 years of practical work to prove the theory correct, especially in the case of morphine alkaloids. The book then describes the work on nitrile photolysis (Barton reaction) which involved the invention of new radical chemistry leading to a simple synthesis of the important hormone, aldosterone. There follows a description of the invention of an important new method for the deoxygenation of biologically important molecules, especially sugars and nucleosides, using radical chemistry applied to thiocarbonyl derivatives. Some years later, in a logical extension to carboxylic acids, another new reaction was invented which provides carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and other radicals under mild conditions. A final chapter summarizes recent applications of thiocarbonyl group derived radical reactions by other authors
Half a century of radical chemistry by Derek H. R Barton( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lezioni Lincee by Derek H. R Barton( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Half a century of free radical chemistry
Alternative Names
Parekh, S. I.

Parekh, S. I. (Shyamal I.)

Shyamal I. Parekh

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