Clearly structured and written with advanced undergraduate, graduate and PhD students in mind, this English edition of a successful German textbook not only focuses on organic reactions, but also on bio-relevant reactions. Important aspects of the catalytic mechanisms are discussed in detail while much additional information is also provided, such as industrial applications of the processes covered.
With its many questions and answers included in all chapters at different knowledge levels, this book is also ideal for self-testing before exams.
Dirk Steinborn, born in Berlin, 1946;
study of Chemistry at the Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin; 1974 Ph.D. thesis (with Rudolf Taube), Technische Hochschule Leuna-Merseburg;
1981- 1983 work in chemical industry;
1984 Dr. sc. nat. degree (habilitation thesis);
1987 Hochschuldozent at the Technische Hochschule Leuna-Merseburg;
since 1992 Full Professor for Inorganic Chemistry at the Martin-Luther-Universit?t Halle-Wittenberg;
Research interests: organometallic chemistry and catalysis, coordination and bioinorganic chemistry.