Palladium Reagents and Catalysts Invations in Organic Synthesis Jiro Tsuji Okayama University of Science, Okayama, Japan Palladium Reagents and Catalysts brings to synthetic organic chemists the many applications of orgapalladium chemistry, highlighting the most recent discoveries in this rapidly expanding field. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the development of many invative synthetic methods, using palladium reagents either as catalysts or stoichiometric reagents. Palladium is the most versatile of the transition metals used in organic synthesis and kwledge of this rapidly expanding and challenging area is essential for all synthetic organic chemists. Palladium Reagents and Catalysts fulfils, systematically and efficiently, the urgent need for understanding the essence of orgapalladium chemistry. Palladium Reagents and Catalysts presents: a complete coverage of nearly 35 years of orgapalladium chemistry an in-depth treatment of many invative synthetic methodologies rational classification of all reactions according to reaction mechanism a concise survey of the scope and limitations of orgapalladium reagents extensive references to the primary literature Providing comprehensive coverage of all important reactions of orgapalladium reagents, Palladium Reagents and Catalysts demonstrates applications to organic synthesis, recommending possible future research. Industrial and research chemists working on synthetic methodologies and orgametallic reactions as well as organic, natural product, pharmaceutical, orgametallic and fine chemical synthesis, will find Palladium Reagents and Catalysts an essential reference source and indispensable research companion.