Dehydroacetic Acid and Its Derivatives
  • Release Date : 31 March 2017
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 148 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081019276
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Download or read book entitled Dehydroacetic Acid and Its Derivatives by author: Santhosh Penta which was release on 31 March 2017 and published by Elsevier with total page 148 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Dehydroacetic acid (DHA) and its derivatives are a rich source of active compounds and have found broad applications in various fields due to their high chemical reactivity and physiological properties. Dehydroacetic Acid and Its Derivatives outlines the use of DHA and its derivatives for the synthesis of pharmacologically active heterocyclic compounds. Beginning with an introduction to the chemistry and reactivity of Dehydroacetic Acid, the book goes on to outline the key ring transformation reactions of DHA. The synthesis of various derivatives is then discussed, before a wide range of metal complexes of DHA are explored in detail. The book then concludes with a review of DHA’s biological importance and its impressive range of pharmacological activities, including anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and analgesic properties. For those researching the synthesis of bioactive heterocyclic compounds, Dehydroacetic Acid and Its Derivatives is a valuable guide conveying the fundamental knowledge needed to facilitate and enhance the successful synthesis of lead molecules. Gives detailed information of the underlying chemistry of Dehydroacetic acid and its derivatives Highlights different approaches for the synthesis of derivatives, including metal complexes Explores the biological importance of Dehydroacetic Acid