This classical textbook in the best sense of the word is nowcompletely revised, updated and with more than 40% new content. Theapproved ordering system according to the ring size of theheterocycles has been retained, while the important chapter on"Problems and their Solutions" has been almost completely renewedby introduction of up-to-date scientific exercises, resulting in agreat tool for self-testing and exams. A chapter on nomenclatureand a helpful index of name reactions has also been retained. Withapproximately 1,000 new literature citations, this book remains abrilliant gateway to modern heterocyclic science for master andgraduate students, as well as PhDs and researchers entering thefield.
Praise from the reviews (on previous editions):
"If you want quick information about the basic (or acidic!)properties of a heterocycle, some interesting facts, or an assortedfew ways of making it, this book provides a welcoming, accurate,and concise introduction." –Angewandte ChemieIE
"Eicher, Speicher and Hauptmann provide an up to dateintroduction to the field for the advanced undergraduate andgraduate students. ... The book is carefully produced to a veryhigh standard." –European Journal of MedicinalChemistry