Organic Chemistry, 8th edition

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Organic Chemistry helps you understand and apply the foundations of organic chemistry to diverse problems in synthetic organic chemistry, biochemistry, and medicine.

Published by Pearson (August 14th 2020) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780135213711

Subject: Chemistry

Category: Organic Chemistry Two Semester

Table of contents

PART ONE: An Introduction to the Study of Organic Chemistry

1. Remembering General Chemistry: Electronic Structure and Bonding
2. Acids and Bases: Central to Understanding Organic Chemistry
TUTORIAL: Acids and Bases
3. An Introduction to Organic Compounds: Nomenclature, Physical Properties, and Structure

PART TWO: Electrophilic Addition Reactions, Stereochemistry, and Electron Delocalization

TUTORIAL: Using Molecular Models
4. Isomers: The Arrangement of Atoms in Space
TUTORIAL: Interconverting Structural Representations
5. Alkenes: Structure, Nomenclature, and an Introduction to Reactivity • Thermodynamics and Kinetics
TUTORIAL: Drawing Curved Arrows
6. The Reactions of Alkenes • The Stereochemistry of Addition Reactions
7. The Reactions of Alkynes • An Introduction to Multistep Synthesis
8. Delocalized Electrons: Their Effect on Stability, pKa, and the Products of a Reaction • Aromaticity and Electronic Effects: An Introduction the Reactions of Benzene
TUTORIAL: Drawing Resonance Contributors

PART THREE: Substitution and Elimination Reactions

9. Substitution and Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides
10. Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides, Amines, and Sulfur-Containing Compounds
11. Organometallic Compounds
12. Radicals
TUTORIAL: Drawing Curved Arrows in Radical Systems

PART FOUR: Identification of Organic Compounds

13. Mass Spectrometry; Infrared Spectroscopy; and UV/Vis Spectroscopy
14. NMR Spectroscopy

PART FIVE: Carbonyl Compounds

15. Reactions of Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
16. Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones • More Reactions of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
17. Reactions at the α-Carbon
TUTORIAL: Synthesis and Retrosynthetic Analysis

PART SIX: Aromatic Compounds

18. Reactions of Benzene And Substituted Benzenes
19. More About Amines • Reactions of Heterocyclic Compounds
PART SEVEN: Bioorganic Compounds
20. The Organic Chemistry Of Carbohydrates
21. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
22. Catalysis in Organic Reactions and in Enzymatic Reactions
23. The Organic Chemistry of the Coenzymes, Compounds Derived from Vitamins
24. The Organic Chemistry of the Metabolic Pathways
25. The Organic Chemistry of Lipids
26. The Chemistry of the Nucleic Acids

PART EIGHT: Special Topics in Organic Chemistry

27. Synthetic Polymers
28. Pericyclic Reactions

Appendix I pKa Values
Appendix II Kinetics
Appendix III Summary of Methods Used to Synthesize a Particular Functional Group
Appendix IV Summary of Methods Employed to Form Carbon-Carbon Bonds
Appendix V Spectroscopy Tables
Appendix VI Physical Properties of Organic Compounds
Appendix VII Answers to Selected Problems

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