Special Issue "Heteroatom Rich Organic Heterocycles"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2018
Prof. Dr. Panayiotis A. Koutentis
Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, P. O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
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Interests: heterocyclic chemistry; sulfur-nitrogen heterocycles; synthetic methods; azaacenes; zwitterionic acenes; stable organic radicals; biologically active heterocycles; isothiazoles; 1,2,3-dithiazoles; 1,2,6-thiadiazines;1,2,4-benzotriazines
Dr. Andreas S. Kalogirou
Department of Pharmacy, School of Sciences, European University Cyprus, 6 Diogenis Str., Engomi, P.O. Box 22006, 1516 Nicosia, Cyprus
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) definition of a heterocycle requires a cyclic compound to contain at least two different elements as members of its ring(s). From the perspective of organic heterocycles, one of these elements must be carbon while the other is typically nitrogen, oxygen or sulfur. Common organic heterocycles contain either one or two heteroatoms, and many of these compounds have important commercial applications, as well as being important for many biological processes.
Less common heterocycles are those that contain either many heteroatoms, or a greater variety of heteroatoms. Increasing the atomic weight of the heteroatom also leads to less well known and less studied heterocycles. These heteroatom rich and often more complex heterocycles constitute an underexplored and underexploited area in the chemical sciences. The constant effort being made to increase structural diversity and to find new privileged structures in the biological and materials sciences can, therefore, only benefit from increased efforts to explore the area of rare heterocycles. This Special Issue encourages authors to report new developments in all aspects of heteroatom rich organic heterocycles, irrespective of ring size, that contain at least two different elements other than carbon and at least three heteroatoms within the heterocycles ring system.Prof. Dr. Panayiotis A. Koutentis
Dr. Andreas S. Kalogirou
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