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Organic chemistry : an acid-base approach

Michael Smith (Author)
eBook, English, 2016
Second edition View all formats and editions
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2016
1 online resource
9781482238266, 1482238268
Introduction. Why Is an Acid-Base Theme Important? Bonding. Alkanes, Isomers, and an Introduction to Nomenclature. Functional Groups. Acids, Bases, Nucleophiles, and Electrophiles. Chemical Reactions, Bond Energy, and Kinetics. Rotamers and Conformation. Stereoisomers: Chirality, Enantiomers, and Diastereomers. Acid-Base Reactions of p-Bonds: Addition Reactions. Nucleophiles: Lewis Base-Like Reactions at sp3 Carbon. Bases-Induced Elimination Reactions. Substitution and Elimination Reactions Can Compete. Spectroscopic Methods of Identification. Organic Molecules That Contain Alkali Metals or Transition Metals (Organometallics). Carbonyl Compounds: Structure, Nomenclature, Reactivity. Oxidation. Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones. Reduction. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives and Acyl Substitution. Aromatic Compounds and Benzene Derivatives. Enolate Anions: Acyl Addition and Acyl Substitution. Difunctional Molecules: Dienes and Conjugated Carbonyl Compounds. Difunctional Molecules: Pericyclic Reactions. Retrosynthesis and Synthesis. Heteroaromatic Compounds. Multifunctional Compounds: Amino Acids and Peptides. Multifunctional Compounds: Carbohydrates.