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Seven-Membered Rings


Smith, JA and Molesworth, PP and Hyland, CJT and Ryan, JH, Seven-Membered Rings, Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Elsevier, GW Gribble, JA Joule (ed), Amsterdam, pp. 491-536. ISBN 978-0-08-096685-4 (2011) [Research Book Chapter]

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This chapter summarises the chemistry of seven-membered heterocycles published in 2009 and puts particular emphasis on research focussing on the construction and reactions of these heterocyclic systems. In recent years there appears to have been a trend towards more complex molecules with more than one heteroatom. While benzodiazepines and benzothiazepines continue to be important heterocyclic motifs in the synthesis of biologically active molecules there has been a resurgence in the synthesis of azepines and their fused derivatives.

Reviews published during 2009 included a summary of the strategies towards the synthesis of the stemona alkaloids that contain a pyrroloazepine system <09EJ02421> and the synthesis of 3-methylbenzoxepines and 3-methyl-l-benzoxepines <09H(79)243>.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:seven-membered rings, heterocycles, heteroatom, azepine, benzodiazepine, benzothiazepine, pyrroloazepine
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Organic chemistry
Research Field:Organic chemical synthesis
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
UTAS Author:Smith, JA (Associate Professor Jason Smith)
UTAS Author:Molesworth, PP (Dr Peter Molesworth)
UTAS Author:Hyland, CJT (Dr Chris Hyland)
ID Code:67884
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Chemistry
Deposited On:2011-03-08
Last Modified:2017-10-25
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