By Tohru Ueda (auth.), Leroy B. Townsend (eds.)
The current quantity is the 1st of a projected four-volume treatise. This quantity comprises the subsequent chapters: "Synthesis and response of Pyrimidine Nucleosides," "Synthesis and homes of Purine Nucleosides and Nucleotides," and "Synthesis and houses of Oligonucleotides." those 3 chapters have been chosen for inclusion in quantity I as the parts have supplied the root and impetus for the initiation and improvement of the opposite components of analysis, so that it will be defined in next volumes. every one bankruptcy is very entire in nature and will offer a prepared reference resource for not just the amateur but additionally the skilled investigator or researcher. The chapters were ready by way of authors with substantial adventure in every one specific region of study, and this has ended in a lucid presentation of every well-defined zone. those volumes have been designed with medicinal chemists, medicinal natural chemists, natural chemists, carbohydrate chemists, actual chemists, and organic chemists in brain. besides the fact that, a result of large contemporary curiosity during this learn zone as a result of the organic and chemotherapeutic review of nucleosides and nucleotides as anticancer, antiviral, and antiparasitic brokers, those volumes also needs to be beneficial additions to the libraries of virologists, biochemical pharmacologists, oncologists, and pharmacologists. we want to thank the authors for his or her enthusiasm and help make those volumes to be had to the medical community.