Modern Phosphonate Chemistry
A century after their discovery, phosphonates have become important compounds recognized both for their use as efficient reagents in organic synthesis and for their biological and industrial importance. This unique, up-to-date reference presents a concise summary of the state of the art in phosphonate chemistry, covering the role of phosphonates in traditional and modern organic syntheses. Its eight chapters explore the most important phosphonates and their applications in organic synthesis and includes 600 reaction schemes. As the first book to focus on this topic, Modern Phosphonate Chemistry will attract a wide readership in academia and industry, including organic and pharmaceutical chemists and biochemists.