Sharp focus on parent ring systems, synthons, bulk chemicals, specialty chemicals, key drugs, key natural products and interesting target molecules.
Literature regularly monitored to ensure that only the best references are quoted.
Expertly assessed hazard and toxicity information, including RTECS numbers
Emphasis on growth areas in research
Includes starting materials, commercial chemicals and laboratory reagents
The Dictionary of Organic Compounds has built a worldwide reputation over its more than sixty years of publication as an indispensable reference work. The Sixth Edition is the most comprehensive yet-over 220,000 key compounds in either nine volumes plus two supplements or on CD-ROM. The Dictionary of Organic Compounds is perfect as a first point of reference for all organic chemists
"...should be a fixture in the main library of most colleges and industrial companies with chemical research groups." A.I. Meyers, University of Colorado