This chapter represents a comprehensive overview of different protocols for the preparation of esters and lactones and serves as an update to the review published in Comprehensive Organic Synthesis - Volume 1. Throughout the chapter, a general discussion of each protocol is followed by a recent application of the method in the preparation of natural products or industrially important intermediates and most protocols are supported with additional references for further study.
|Title of host publication||Comprehensive Organic Synthesis|
|Subtitle of host publication||Second Edition|
|Number of pages||56|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2014|
- Activated ester
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)