During the 1980s, the number of acronyms invented and used by organic chemists exploded. This is the first book to provide a comprehensive list of acronyms, named reactions, and named reagents. These terms are being increasingly used in the literature and in the chemist's everyday working environment.
In addition, the final chapter provides a unique list of reviews in all areas of organic synthesis, allowing easier access to areas that may be unfamiliar to the reader.
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