Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

Boasting both environmental and economic benefits, green chemistry is becoming a high priority in modern organic synthesis and pharmaceutical R & D. This book fills a gap in the field, offering the only comprehensive treatment focused on green chemistry applications in organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, and drug discovery. It covers many innovative and new techniques, along with an assessment of the green chemistry aspects and limiting factors for each technique. Coverage also includes green concepts and catalysis, as well as case studies illustrating practical applications in the pharmaceutical industry.