Frontiers In Organic Chemistry




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Prerequisites: CHM402 for MSc. Students

Course Contents

Asymmetric Synthesis: Including organo- and metal based catalysis

Synthesis using Organometallic Chemistry: Transition and main group elements based reactions involving region-, stereo-, and enantioselective reactions and application in organic synthesis.

Supramolecular Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry, etc.

Green Chemistry, Glycobiology, Synthetic aspects using Domino reactions, Principles of atom economy with examples, Templated and solid supported Organic Synthesis. 



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  • M. B. Smith “Organic Synthesis” Wavefunction, Inc 2000

  • H-J. Schmalz, T. Wirth “Organic Synthesis Highlights”, 2003

  • J. Tsuji, “Transition metal reagents and catalyst innovations in organic synthesis” John-Wiley- & Sons, Ltd, New York, 2000

  • T. K. Lidhorst, “Essentiall of carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry, Wiley-VCH, 2006




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