This second supplement to the edition of the Dictionary of Organic Compounds, published in 1995, extends the literature coverage of the dictionary to mid-1996. It includes over 2,500 entries, some of which are major updates to entries which appeared in volumes 1-9, while the majority are new entries based on the editorial team's ongoing review of the current literature. Some of these cover recently synthesized molecules of research interest, while others refer to kwn compounds which have come into prominence, for example as synthetic reagents in new methodologies. The Supplement contains its own Name, Molecular Formula and CAS Registry Number Indexes. For any library or research group where organic chemistry or related disciplines are studied or researched, the Dictionary of Organic Compounds is a relevant literature source summarizing the current state of kwledge, in this year-by-year. This book should be of interest to Organic and Pharmaceutical chemists.